Impatience are a perennial commonly planted as an annual due to their dislike of frost, they can be over Wintered indoors and make a great indoor plant all year round as well. They are a proficient Spring through Fall bloomer that prefers the shade, they can handle some sun but may scald in the peak heat of Summer in Arizona. While they need frequent watering above 80°F they also need a well draining soil to prevent root rot and mildew pathogens.