|Impatiens are likely not safe to plant in 2017|
Chances are impatiens should remain quarantined. As the hardy fungus known as downy mildew overwinters, several seasons will need to pass in order to eradicate the spores from soggy spring soil.
Impatiens blight's now lingered for over three seasons, making these former fancies a
Stick with hardier replacements such as begonias and coleus.
Don't be impatiens.
They'll be back!
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