Impatiens repens, also known as the Creeping Balsam, is a rare species native to Sri Lanka, and most people might never guess it is an Impatiens. This species has red cascading stems with tiny, rounded leaves and big, yellow canary flowers. It can be grown as a hanging plant or creeper that spreads horizontally across flower bed or in containers.
Light: Place the plant in a well-ventilated area whereby it can receive around 4-6 hours of bright but indirect sunlight daily.
Water: Once or twice a day, water the plants thoroughly till excess water drains out of the pot. Humidity is needed for it to thrive.
Temperature: Plant tolerates temperatures between 16-25°C.
Fertilizer: An all-purpose, water-soluble balanced fertilizer that contains equal amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (e.g. N-P-K: 15-15-15 +TE) will help to boost plant's overall health by feeding it every two weeks. Otherwise, a slow-release fertilizer (e.g. Osmocote) can be incorporated into the potting media, and to be replenished after about 2-3 months. Do follow the recommended dosage indicated on the fertilizer’s application instructions.
*Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size & arrangement may differ from photo.