(Impatiens New Guinea-Sun) Feel the difference! One touch of SUNPATIENS® and you will understand how these plants can tolerate the hot sun. SUNPATIENS® Compact Purple is bright magenta-purple that shimmers in the sun. The thick, dark green leaves are the answer to why these typically shade plants can tolerate the sun and humid conditions. Like any New Guinea Impatiens, SUNPATIENS® Compact Purple prefers a moist location, and kept well watered. SUNPATIENS® prefer full sun to part shade locations, and the compact varieties stand 14-28 inches tall. Compact Purple is well suited for landscape plantings. Consider using SUNPATIENS® Compact Purple as a thriller in your landscapes. It is low maintenance, self cleaning and can handle the warm summer sun.