Impatiens omeiana

Hardy Impatiens

Herbaceous Perennial

A wonderful foliage filler for shade garden. Lends a colorful, exotic flair to planting schemes and looks especially wonderful with the larger foliage of hosta, heuchera, or podophyllum. Performs best with regular moisture. There are varying reports of how vigorously it will spread. Watch it closely to make sure that its behavior is within your comfort zone.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Deep Shade, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 12 - 24 tall x 24 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding, Low and Spreading
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Mutli-color, Variegated

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Aug, Sep, Summer, Fall

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Edging, Groundcover
Special Situations: Wet Soil Tolerant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall
Plant Behavior: Aggressive / Crowds Neighbors, Naturalizes, Running Growth / stoloniferous
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos