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Grows stronger, shines longer

Bring garden impatiens back without the risk of disease! Breeder and landscape tests have proven Beacon Impatiens high resistance to Impatiens downy mildew – from sowing all the way through the gardening season.

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Beacon Impatiens

Beacon Impatiens exhibit high resistance to the widely prevalent populations of Plasmopara destructor, the cause of Impatiens downy mildew (IDM).

  • Fast-filling, season-long colour for gardens and landscapes.
  • Easy to incorporate into production planning.
  • Extensive trialing has proven Beacon’s genetic high resistance.
  • Beacon “shines the light” on other diseases with annual charitable give-back.
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Shine the light!

Each year, PanAmerican Seed donates a percentage of its global Beacon Impatiens seed sales to a less-widely known charitable organization. Your customers' purchase of Beacon makes a difference!

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See all the colours

Available in several colours and mixes, you can fill baskets, window boxes, and shade landscapes with confidence when you choose Beacon Impatiens. Gardeners rely on Beacon to thrive with healthy, season-long performance.

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What is Impatiens Downy Mildew?

Since 2011, Impatiens downy mildew has decimated Impatiens beds across the globe. IDM is caused by a host-specific water mold, Plasmopara destructor. When present, and environmental conditions are met (high humidity and cool night temperatures), the disease can spread rapidly, resulting in flower drop and eventually plant collapse. Both airborne and overwintering spores can affect susceptible I. walleriana varieties.

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Promote Beacon

Tell customers you offer Beacon Impatiens! Choose from several promotional signs and posters to promote disease-resistant impatiens to your clients. Distinctive tag and pack handle options are available in some regions. Contact your preferred plastics and plant tag suppliers for a variety of packaging to fit your program.

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Beacon Impatiens from PanAmerican Seed (0:51)
Ruud Brinkkemper on Beacon Impatiens (0:58)
Great Habit and Flower Form (0:44)
Beacon Impatiens Offers High Resistance to IDM (0:59)
Performance Trials Time Lapse (0:53)
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