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Impatiens niamniamensis

Impatiens niamniamensis is a perennial, tropical plant from Central Africa. This evergreen species grows up to 2 meters in height and produces bright red and yellow flowers that look like the beak of a parrot. The plant is grown as a tropical plant indoors, or in large containers outside.

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Impatiens niamniamensis
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Plant type
botanical
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
40 cm
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
special

Product info

Impatiens niamniamensis is a tropical species from the balsam family. This plant could be grown as a houseplant or as a large container plant outdoors. The species could grow to a length of two meters, but normally stays between 70 to 100 cm in height. The fibrous, glass-like stems carry multiple simple oval leaves. In between leaves, multiple bright colored flowers could occur. Flowers reach up to 3 cm in size and are bright red and yellow. The shape of the flower resembles the beak of a parrot. In nature, this species is pollinated by small birds. When mature, the seed capsules disperse the seeds with explosive strength. This species is considered perennial and could be propagated by seeds.

Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
100 cm
100 cm
Adult width:
40 cm
40 cm
Flower period:
All year
all year
Temperature winter:
5 °C
5 °C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Growth habit:
Creeping
creeping
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Plant type:
Botanical
botanical
Properties:
Special
special
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South America
South America
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Impatiens niamniamensis occurs on forest floors of tropical Africa. This species is mostly grown under temperatures between 12 and 30 degrees Celsius. Colder temperatures are presumably tolerated but they are not frost tolerant. The plant could be grown in a warm location indoors or in large containers outside, when temperature allows. This plant does not require a high humidity. Place this plant on a spot with bright indirect light. Direct sunlight in the morning or evening is recommended; prevent direct mid-day sun. The soil should be humus rich, airy and moist retaining. Water frequently, do not let the soil become bone dry in between waterings but do net water sit in the bottom of the pot. Fertilize this plant regularly. Use fertilizer for flowering plants every two weeks at the recommended strength.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Protection:
Watering from above
watering from above
Watering tips:
Watering from above
watering from above
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
5 °C
5 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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