Plant Care Impatiens Repens

Impatiens Repens

Also known as

Yellow Impatiens, Yellow Impatiens, Ceylon Balsam and Creeping Balsam


Impatiens repens

How to care for Impatiens Repens


How often to water your Impatiens Repens

Water needs for Impatiens Repens
0.5 cups
every 9

Impatiens Repens needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Irondequoit, New York.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Impatiens Repens

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Impatiens Repens in Irondequoit, New York

Irondequoit, New York

24% Very Low

Finding light for Yellow Impatiens in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Impatiens Repens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Impatiens Repens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Irondequoit, New York ⛅.

Impatiens Repens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Impatiens Repens

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Impatiens Repens: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Impatiens Repens after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Impatiens Repens

Impatiens Repens

Impatiens Repens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Irondequoit, New York, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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