Plant name: Midnight Blend impatiens
Botanical name: Impatiens walleriana ‘Midnight Blend’
Suggested by: Michelle DePaepe of the seed company Botanical Interests
Virtues: Dazzling gemstone colors add interest to shady spots. This annual can be grown in clumps, as edging, in containers or indoors.
Flower: Can be ruby red, burgundy, raspberry, grape, cherry or hot pink
Foliage: Dark green, succulent, toothed
Companions: Yellow, blue or white pansies