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Impatiens niamniamensis - Congo Impatiens

Impatiens niamniamensis - Congo Impatiens (Impatiens niamniamensis - Congo Impatiens)

I purchased the original Congo Impatiens around 20 years ago. They only grow well about 2 or 3 years then have to be cut into pieces for cuttings. This plant started blooming more than a month ago...and had more flowers until yesterday morning's very unusual heavy rains washed most flowers off. Photo taken Apr. 13, 2010.

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That bloom is very unusual. Rare one indeed.

14 Apr, 2010


how much do I like that!!

14 Apr, 2010



Congo Impatiens are available for sale here sometimes...however, not as common as many others.


When it's big with many looks like a bunch of parrot beaks.

15 Apr, 2010


nice plant.

17 Apr, 2010


Rbtkew, thanks!

18 Apr, 2010


Most unusual.....

26 Apr, 2010



These are my favorite Impatiens. : >)

27 Apr, 2010


Where can I obtain a parrot plant, mine appears to be dying. Would love to replace it. Can I get one from any Garden Centre, does anyone know?

8 Jun, 2010

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