impatiens disease

Asked May 22, 2015, 8:54 PM EDT

I have not seen or heard anything this year about the fungal spores etc. Is it safe this year to buy impatiens?

Montgomery County Pennsylvania

1 Response

If you have already had downy mildew on impatiens in your yard, it is likely you will get it again. It can persist for many years. I have included two links for your review to help in your decision to purchase them or not :

Also, here is the contact information for your local county extension office: