Impatien troubles


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I bought some beautiful peachy/orange colored impatiens. Once I got them home they turned red. I still like them so I did not take them back. I would have thought it was perhaps my soil the way it is with hydrangea bushes but the problem with that is I had not taken them out of the original plastic containers when they changed.

Any ideas?
 
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Our Nurseries have stopped growing them due to the downy mildew wiping them out.

Might have been a temperature change that made them go red.
 
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My grandmother gave me a huge container of impatiens one year. Of course, I hadn't wanted them at the time - partially because I didn't know what to do with them. All I remember is they seemed a bit delicate and they didn't last long. It may be that the flowers you bought naturally turn that color. There are plenty of flowers that start out one color and end up another. Is there an ID tab in the pot?
 

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