Oct 28, 2020  Week: 44

Beacon® Bright Red Impatiens

2021 New Variety!

Grower Information:

Scientific Name : Impatiens walleriana

Common Name : Busy Lizzy, Patience Plant

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height : 15 - 20" (38 - 51cm)

Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Coated.
High resistance to Impatiens downy mildew!
Bring Impatiens walleriana back into production without the risk of disease! Beacon impatiens offers high resistance to the currently known and widely prevalent populations of Plasmopara obducens, which cause Impatiens downy mildew. For lasting colour, you can rely on Beacon impatiens to thrive. Visit BeaconImpatiens.com for more information.

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 4 weeks

  • Beacon impatiens exhibits high resistance to the currently known and widely prevalent populations of Plasmopara obducens, which cause Impatiens downy mildew.
  • Beacon impatiens offers the opportunity to bring back into production a well-known, in-demand, easy-to-grow and versatile product for increased sales.
  • Extensive trialing has proven that Beacon impatiens provides genetic high resistance to IDM. Beacon is not immune to IDM; there are scenarios where preventative IDM fungicides may be recommended.
  • With a plant structure, flowering time, flower size and crop culture that is similar to Super Elfin, Beacon impatiens is easy to incorporate into production planning.
  • Offers season-long colour, and it brings back fast-filling colour to gardens and landscapes.

A warm-toned red on upright mounded, moderately vigorous plants with mid-green foliage. Plant vigour is slightly larger than Super Elfin XP Red, and the flower size is slightly smaller.

Medal of Excellence Industry's Choice

Medal of Excellence Reader's Choice

'PAS1413665'

Protection Information : CA PAF; EU PAF; PCT; US10,285,362; US PAF

Ruud Brinkkemkper
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