Impatien Looks Dead In Middle

Question From: c. pile - TENNESSEE
Q: i have a red double impatien basket and the blooms all have brown in the center of the bloom it looks like its dead in the middle.


Sounds like your impatien my have impatiens downy mildew. If that disease has spread to Tennessee, take it to your local independent garden center for an accurate ID. Sadly there is no cure at this time, so throw it in the trash. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.