Oval Background

Impatiens Balsamina

Botanical Name:

Impatiens balsamina

Gallery
Download the App
How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Annual herb to 60 cm. tall, often less; stem ± erect, simple or sparsely branched, glabrous or pubescent when young.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

2" single to double flowers are hermaphroditic. They open as the male stage, the anthers fall off in a few days and the same flower becomes female and receptive to pollination., Flowers epedunculate, solitary or in fascicles of 2–3, white or pink.

Fruit

The only Impatiens species that have pubescent developing seed pods. Immature capsules are green and mature to yellow. When touched they explode and spread their seeds., Fruit broadly-fusiform, 12–20 mm. long, 6–8 mm. broad, densely pubescent.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Geraniales

Family

Balsaminaceae

Genus

Impatiens

Preload 404