If you are concerned with impatiens downy mildew infecting your garden impatiens (Impatiens walleriana) this year, there are numerous plants that can be substituted. Michigan State University Extension has developed a consumer-friendly website (Alternatives to Impatiens) that briefly explains the potential problems with impatiens downy mildew and provides numerous alternatives to Impatiens walleriana varieties, which are susceptible to the disease.
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place of garden impatiens? Check out
the "Alternatives to Impatiens" website.