Impatiens Plants
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Impatiens

Anonymous added on August 24, 2011 | Answered

I have a problem with my busy lizzys. They have flowered and then the flowers have gone. They have gone all leggy, then they are wilting. What has happened please?

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    Nikki
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    Answered on August 25, 2011

    Too much fertilizer can cause leggy plants and reduced flowering. Pinch them back to 6 inches and they should regrow as bushier plants. Leggy plants are also fixed by trimming off the plant so that it looks more like a bush shape.

    Wilting may be a sign of stress. This article may help pinpoint the problem: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/impatiens/impatiens-problems.htm

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