There are a handful of plants we all rely on as dependable, sure bets. That's how Impatiens have always been viewed. They provide color in shade and bloom throughout the summer with little care. So it's very disheartening to hear about the increasing prevalence of downy mildew on Impatiens. It's been a hot topic of conversation on our forum.Symptoms are subtle and you might think your plants simply need a little food, but the problem is bigger than that. Unfortunately, there is no cure. But there are some things we can do to prevent its spread.
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