The juice extracted from its leaves is used for treating snakebites, and crushed flowers are applied on burns. Submitted by susan difronzo on March 19, 2019 - 6:06pm. Balsamina odorata Buch.-Ham. Make sure the plants have some shelter from the wind. Balsam, or impatiens balsamina, are plants that like a lot of sun and have several medicinal uses. Impatiens balsamina is free-flowering and grows well in shade. Soil for Impatiens balsamina L. Impatiens balsamina L. is an annual herb that grows well, but it is not tolerant to waterlogging. During the blooming, feel free to water regularly but not too much to keep just the right moisture level. If your plant starts to look leggy, however, you can pinch the stems farther back (3 inches) to encourage denser growth. Botanical names: Impatiens balsamina, Impatiens balfourii, Impatiens denisonii If you seeds are in a packet, Marilyn, check the back of it; most indicate this detail. I purchased Impatiens Balsamina seeds from J.L.Hudson (he lists it as Camillia-flowered Impatiens). Light requirement & care - Sunny, part shade. I have New Guniea Impatients that are in pots in morning sun for 5-6 hours/day that are not blooming anymore. I was thinking there is a household solution that can be sprayed on it besides removing most of leaves which would be quite a few. To start with we clean the roots and have them dried in the sun unitl its completely dry. The garden balsam (Impatiens balsamina) is native to the tropics of Asia but has long been cultivated in temperate regions of the world. I tried spraying water + dish soap on the leaves but does not seem to be helping. Submitted by The Editors on July 20, 2017 - 3:24pm, There could be a few reasons. Over the years I have always grown in patients with great success! Also, remember to mulch the soil with a very thick layer. They should be planted in a shady position in deep, cool, moist, humus-rich soil. Name – Impatiens Family – Balsaminaceae Type – perennial grown as an annual Height – 8 to 16 inches (20 to 40 cm) Exposure – part sun and shade Soil – ordinary. In most of the US, impatiens can only be grown outdoors as annuals, meaning they won’t come back after one season. Submitted by The Editors on May 12, 2017 - 10:55am. I just purchase the seed and a mix organic soil. In full or partial shade gardens, impatiens flower like mad from early summer to the first frost. Submitted by The Editors on August 25, 2020 - 1:21pm. How far apart should I plant my sunpatiens in my hanging window boxes? But I noticed recently it's not growing at all. 1. We'll find out about the reseeding next year. 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The closer impatiens plants are, the taller they will grow, so space accordingly (impatiens plants can grown anywhere between 6 and 30 inches tall). Consider that each plant may spread into an 18-inch mound. If you have impatiens plants in containers, like. Submitted by Janet Mongillo on August 12, 2020 - 2:19pm. They need to remain moist and they need to be watered regularly. The ones that do open just hang limp. Height – 8 to 32 inches (20 to 80 cm) Submitted by The Editors on April 26, 2017 - 11:16am. Submitted by The Editors on May 14, 2019 - 10:06am. The colorful flowers are carried in an unusual position near the top of the 16" stem but underneath the top bunch of leaves. Plants also wilt because they’re stressed by heat. Medicated bath with Impatiens balsamina flowers, platycladi seed, sodium sulfate and papaya can be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis with frequent cramping in hands or wrists. It is an ornamental annual herb, 30-90 cm high. Submitted by Terese Laskey on August 17, 2018 - 1:28pm. PropagationSow seed in early spring. The decorative plant blooms for a long time and intensively and rewards good caretaking with a grand blossoming. Perennial impatiens (Impatiens walleriana): The most common in North America, it is grown as a perennial in most of North America.Annual impatiens (Impatiens balsamina): Often called garden balsam or rose balsam, they are considerably smaller, with cup-shaped flowers.These have become less popular. The plant is watered adequately and hangs on the porch away from the sun. You want well-draining soil so the plants do not sit in water. This could also be the cause of your off-color leaves and blooms. Learn how to grow balsam and enjoy these lovely colorful flowers through the end of the season. The soil is moist by not wet. Impatiens flowers are bright and cheerful annuals that can light up any dark, shady part of your yard. The plant should sit at the same level in the ground as it did in the pot. It has been widely introduced outside of its native range as an ornamental to Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania and some parts of tropical Africa. Now that it is get cold (I live in Mich) I brought it in the house. Submitted by Margaret Von Behren on July 15, 2019 - 10:11am. It is doing well in a difficult position heavily shaded by ornamental grasses. The stems are loaded with a mix of of colors: rose, salmon, white, scarlet, and violet. At the beginning, depending on the weather, you might need to check soil moisture twice a day. This morning it is completely alive and has blooms! It is easily grown in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. This species of impatiens is a true annual. Impatiens walleriana are the superstars of the shade garden and have been hybridized into a dizzying array of choices, including variegated forms, as well as single- and double-flowered varieties. Impatiens eriocarpa Launert. Flowering colours - Pink, white, pale mauve, orange, red, purple, liliac, magenta. In summary, what you need to know: Last name: Impatiens balsamina Family: Balsaminaceae Type: Perennial or annual Height: 20 to 80 cm Exposure: Partial shade and shade Ground: Ordinary. If the plants dry out, they will lose their leaves. However, if you can give them more sun you might get better results; plants that get higher light levels often flower more quickly. Balsamina coccinea DC.. Balsamina cornuta DC.. Balsamina foeminea Gaertn.. Balsamina hortensis Desp.. Balsamina lacca Medik.. Balsamina minutiflora Span.. Balsamina mollis G.Don. Water it completely once it is in the ground. The plant is an annual that grows about 75 cm (30 inches) in height and has many horticultural forms with flowers of almost every colour except blue. So the best companion plants may be more new guinea impatiens. We'll find out about the reseeding next year. I live in an apartment. Balsamina racemosa Buch.-Ham. Impatiens balsamina: It is commonly called Garden Balsam or Gulab … Try moving it to a slightly brighter spot or adjusting your watering. Care is elementary and growth is quick. Propagation and Care Balsams can easily grown in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to half shade. Soil – ordinary. Mix your earth with flower plant soil mix and water generously to make the flower-bearing abundant. What's wrong? It is an ornamental annual herb, 30-90 cm high. My impatiens plant is no longer blooming yet the leaves are nice and green. It’s possible that yours are in too sunny of a spot, so transplanting to an area that gets part sun might help them out. Balsam care is child’s play and no pruning is actually required. Considerations. Impatiens balsamina L. does not pick the soil and is resistant to barrenness. Submitted by Carol Orvis on March 8, 2019 - 12:11pm. Usually, this is related to a pot that doesn’t drain well which leads too root rot but it sounds like you don’t have that problem. Please help. So can lack of moisture. Name – Impatiens balsamina Best in part shade in the St. Louis area. See your local frost dates. Last year about mid summer, a friend of mine gave me an Impatient flower in a pot. Nov 11, 2018 - Explore Zoo-Rama Pets's board "Balsamina (Impatiens)" on Pinterest. Impatiens balsamina NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. A 2012 study found that while an extract of orange jewelweed and garden jewelweed (I. balsamina) was not effective in reducing contact dermatitis, a mash of the plants applied topically decreased it. Impatiens balsamina white variety There is a perennial species, Impatiens walleriana, which may survive outdoors in Hardiness Zones 10 and 11. Submitted by The Editors on August 23, 2017 - 10:11am. If you just drop the seed in, the plant can sense gravity and will send roots down and shoots up no matter what! I just want to know, I live in a place where there is no winter. Type – annual Athyrium facts, a short list…, Impatiens, or touch-me-not, is quite special among the cute spring and summer blooming flowers. If roots are weaving out of the holes and if, when lifting the plant out of the plastic pot, you see roots starting to ring around the pot in circles, time to repot! Thank you! Most of these are annuals or tender perennials treated as annuals; all are valuable for long bloom period (most flower in summer, and a few continue into fall). Water regularly in case of heat wave. New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri): These have larger flowers, more varied colors, … Impatiens do equally well in pots, planters and garden beds. The seeds can be sown directly in the garden and it will sprout in one to two weeks or they can be started indoors in small pots to stall full growth … Hello Irfan, balsam will do fine both in the house and outside, so you can actually do both! Genus: Impatiens 3. How long does it take from planting seeds to getting blooms? If you want to plant impatiens in the sun, select sunpatiens. Perennial impatiens (Impatiens walleriana): The most common in North America, it is grown as a perennial in most of North America.Annual impatiens (Impatiens balsamina): Often called garden balsam or rose balsam, they are considerably smaller, with cup-shaped flowers.These have become less popular. Impatiens balsamina is free-flowering and grows well in shade. It is a quick growing summer annual flower, with gardenia-like blooms. Hi, I loved my impatiens hanging outside on my back door. In full or partial shade gardens, impatiens flower like mad from early summer to the first frost. Impatiens balsamina plant is a common plant which flowers annually. That way, the plants have time to grow roots in the soil around them. Growing Impatiens Indoors. The seeds can be sown directly in the garden and it will sprout in one to two weeks or they can be started indoors in small pots to stall full growth … Impatiens is also known as “Busy Lizzie,” and its name is a Latin word that describes the way its seeds shoot out of its pods when ripe (the slightest touch can make a ripe impatiens seed pod burst open and scatter its seeds). Some stems have only a few leaves as though a bug might have eaten them. You can still try to make balsam grow in the sun, but it will need time to adjust. Explore plant information such as how to store and harvest. For flower beds, plant 8 to 12 inches apart so the plants will stay low to the ground. Impatiens, Balsamina. Impatiens eriocarpa Launert. Share your garden joys & woes! Impatiens thrive in partial to full shade with moist, well-drained soil. CareDoes best in partial shade and moist, well-draining loam. You can place it in a hole that is the same width and depth of the root ball. Submitted by Nishita Deshmukh on June 26, 2020 - 6:29pm. I did see a couple ants inside the bag. It was bloosoming and I could see it growing well. What can I do now? It is an ornamental annual herb, 30-90 cm high. Does anyone know what causes this and what you can do to fix it? Tamil - Sangu poo. I bought a pack of six so the plants aren't very big yet. Remember container plants will need more water. Of the hundreds of species, only the following are usually seen in gardens. Then turn the pot over and the impatiens should fall right out. Impatiens prefer humus-rich, moist, and well-drained soil. Smashed Impatiens balsamina leaves is applied externally to treat swelling at wounds. Most plants purchased in a nursery need repotting fairly quickly because they’re sold at maximum beauty for the time and effort spent on them. (25) • Anti-H. pylori Compound / MeONQ: Anti-H. pylori compounds isolated from Impatiens balsamina were evaluated for anti-H. pylori activity. Growing impatiens is quite easy, but there are a few things to know about impatiens care… 1. About 2 weeks ago the dark green leaves began to wilt around the edges with only a little brown on the leaves down in the bag. Smashed Impatiens balsamina leaves is applied externally to treat swelling at wounds. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Although generally not so vulnerable to diseases and parasites, occasionally you’ll notice an invasion of red spider mites and aphids on your Impatiens balsamina. Balsamina odorata Buch.-Ham. For impatiens purchased as seeds, you can sow directly in the plot from April onwards but be careful in case of frost spells to protect your seedlings. ... Balsam impatiens (Impatiens balsamina), commonly called balsam or touch-me-not, is an annual plant, not a perennial. Submitted by The Editors on August 1, 2017 - 9:46am. Balsam (Impatiens Balsamina) - A wonderful old-fashioned favorite for the flower garden. Used for - Traditional ayurvedic medicine Hindi - gul mehndi flower . Since you just purchased the pot, check whether it should be repotted or not. Submitted by Connie on August 22, 2018 - 2:32pm. Most of these are annuals or tender perennials treated as annuals; all are valuable for long bloom period (most flower in summer, and a few continue into fall). Impatiens balsamina plant is a common plant which flowers annually. ? It is very easy to care for but they do enjoy a shady spot. Sometimes a piece of carton folded into a tent is enough to protect the seedling from harsh mid-day sun while ensuring it gets proper light from the sides. In summary, what you need to know: Last name: Impatiens balsamina Family: Balsaminaceae Type: Perennial or annual Height: 20 to 80 cm Exposure: Partial shade and shade Ground: Ordinary. You can mix in compost or a slow-release fertilizer before transplanting to help the plants. Balsam (Impatiens Balsamina) - A wonderful old-fashioned favorite for the flower garden. Add composted organic matter to the soil for optimal performance. Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum) Rows: 20cm (7") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant. Your email address will not be published. (And, yes, they will bloom again. Are your impatiens getting too much sun? Common name(s): Garden Balsam, Rose Balsam, Touch Me Not and others Synonyme(s): N/A Family: Balsaminaceae Origin: the wild type is native to India, Myanmar More infos: is available in different blooming colors. They like shady spots, so choose an area that has partial shade throughout the day. Submitted by The Editors on March 8, 2019 - 4:37pm. my hanging impatien ( believe it is s. american) was overwintered in a patio closet. Try growing Balsam plants from seed if you have a long growing season, or pick them up at your favorite nursery. Submitted by Shivesh Tamrakar on February 4, 2018 - 2:07pm, I have bought impatiens on 1st January n it is blossoming great but now suddenly what happened i didn't understand from last three days it is dieing i couldn't find the reason n tell me how it will again start blossoming, Submitted by Cindy on November 8, 2017 - 2:30pm. Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding and container plant. Trivial names: Balsam, Sultana, Impatiens 5. Are yours in a particularly wet or dry spot? No bugs insight either. ... Balsam impatiens (Impatiens balsamina), commonly called balsam or touch-me-not, is an annual plant, not a perennial. Kamantigi, Impatiens balsamina, Touch Me Not – Herbal Therapy - An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr Godofredo Stuart Jr, with botanical information, chemical properties, folkloric uses and research studies. If holes appear on the leaves, be on the lookout for slugs because they love balsam and you must act fast. Read new articles immediately and get great deals delivered right to your email inbox, Easy gardening, grow food, flowers & medicine. Synonyms - Balsamina hortensis . Could you please help ? During this summer my mother bought a hanging impatient bag which looked beautiful half way through the summer. One more thing: the plants may have been bred/grown to bloom at the time of sale; it’s not an unusual practice. There are green caterpillars feeding on my impatiens leaves. I am not exactly sure when it started dying I don't know what's the problem with it. They’ll survive winter only where winters are mild. Thanks. Shelter from wind. Pinching off the wilted bloom is perfectly fine. Medicated bath with Impatiens balsamina flowers, platycladi seed, sodium sulfate and papaya can be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis with frequent cramping in hands or wrists. Considerations. Check here on how to repot, remember to add proper drainage, and if you can add a bit of compost or prepare fermented tea that will make for a great fertilizer! It is very easy to care for but they do enjoy a shady spot. My impatiens in a pot has lots of buds, but they dont open. Required fields are marked *. Nonetheless, in pots or garden boxes, you can amplify the aesthetic appeal and stimulate budding of new flowers if you remove wilted flowers regularly. Gently backfill the hole and water the impatiens plant thoroughly. For impatiens purchased as seeds, you can sow directly in the plot from April onwards but be careful in case of frost spells to protect your seedlings. grow as a low, mounding plants, covered in blooms. Care. Why does it have no buds or flowers? I’m still in a learning process. Suitable for - Borders, pots . Hi. Impatiens grow best in USDA hardiness zones 10 and 11. Submitted by Catherine Boeckmann on August 23, 2018 - 9:15am. You can combine them with coleus with leaf colours that echo those from impatiens blossoms. Impatiens walleriana : It is the most common in North America, and is grown as a perennial. Submitted by The Editors on May 23, 2017 - 1:41pm. Submitted by Kim Elbat on August 22, 2017 - 6:52am. Caring for it is effortless and the blooming stays abundant even if diseases might slow the growth and blooming a bit. I would like to ensure good results by doing companion planting with New Guinea Impatiens. Balsam plants can be grown easily, provided you have a basic understanding of their requirements. They still grew back with the bleach flowers. It may be plagued by soil nematodes, po… How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Impatiens. Continuous blooms grow on top of a bushy plant with glossy leaves. Impatiens plants are one of the most popular annual flowers, due to their brightly color blooms and their ability to grow in shady areas.Although techinically tropical perennials, these plants are grown as annuals in all but the warmest regions (zones 10 to 12). Can I trim them down without hurting it. Adding flower plant fertilizer will enhance the blooming but you’ll still have flowers if you don’t fertilize. You will get blooms in … ex D.Don. Family – Balsaminaceae Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date or purchase selections in pots. CareDoes best in partial shade and moist, well-draining loam. Flowering: May to September. Impatiens giorgii De Wild.. Growing Balsam is easy. The plant is an annual that grows about 75 cm (30 inches) in height and has many horticultural forms with flowers of almost every colour except blue. i wonder if it will come back. Impatiens balsamina plant is a common plant which flowers annually. Custom programming and server maintenance by. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Shelter from wind. Garden Balsam, Impatiens balsamina, is an annual plant with bright flowers and dark green leaves. Call 1-800-800-7788 Instead of a container, you may choose to set your impatiens in hanging baskets. In ancient China, the petals of Impatiens were mixed with orchid and rose petals, along with alum, to use it as nail polish or hair color. Crowding can inhibit flowering. Balsam plants can be grown easily, provided you have a basic understanding of their requirements. They are ideal plants to use in shade gardens, pots, and borders. In an area with very hot summers, plant them in partial shade, or shade them from the afternoon sun. This species has been used as indigenous traditional medicine in Asia for … 3.4 Skin Health. Hello Barbara! Varieties of Impatiens flowers. Impatiens giorgii De Wild. Leaves up to 15 cm long. It is doing well in a difficult position heavily shaded by ornamental grasses. Super Elfin Series ( Impatiens walleriana ), which is a spreading plant with a wide variety of pastel colors. Care and Watering of the Impatiens Plant. Thank you for your assistance! What can I do? You can set a few in a container spaced 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) apart. Which end is up on a flower's seeds? impatiens flowers are splendid plants that grow in shady areas, which are liked because of their bright colors.It is the most popular annual flower, its height is 1 ft. Being very ornamental thanks to their bursting colors, these annuals bloom remarkably in flower beds and garden boxes. Set out plants after last frost date. I got an inpatient plant for mother's day, it has been blooming all summer. Nov 11, 2018 - Explore Zoo-Rama Pets's board "Balsamina (Impatiens)" on Pinterest. The juice extracted from its leaves is used for treating snakebites, and crushed flowers are applied on burns. You can thus decorate your flower beds, garden boxes and pots for many a month in a row. The closer impatiens plants are, the taller they will grow, so space accordingly (impatiens plants can grown anywhere between 6 and 30 inches tall). Delicate pink, lavender or red impatiens (Impatiens spp.) Perhaps you should move your balsam to a shadier spot in your garden. Care. Normally, it doesn’t like being in full sun. Impatiens balsamina NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. The colorful flowers are carried in an unusual position near the top of the 16" stem but underneath the top bunch of leaves. Can I bring it inside in the winter? Submitted by Marilyn Vankat on April 25, 2017 - 4:23pm. An excessive amount of sun may cause browning of foliage, though a lot of shade may make the … Impatiens balsamina. Make sure the soil is moist but well-drained, since impatiens can get mildew if they spend time in standing water. In order to make it grow better, it can be grown in loose, breathable, fertile and well-drained soil. Can I still resurrect it? Submitted by Pilar Louis on April 23, 2017 - 9:03am. Usually the guidance is up to 21 days, but you should expect to see sprouts in the first two weeks. Propagation and Care Balsams can easily grown in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to half shade. Submitted by Patti Fink on July 27, 2018 - 10:34am. Will it bloom in the pot? Thank you. The most important thing to remember about impatiens plants is to water them regularly. Put it in a pot of water and fertilizer, and sat it in a sunny cool window. Care and Watering of the Impatiens Plant. It has grown 3 inch. Order: Ericales 4. ex D.Don. It comes in wide variety of tones and different forms. You won’t need to do this forever, only for a couple weeks. Himalayan balsam is a pretty flower that blooms in spring and summer. The maintenance is very easy and the flowering is generous, follow our advice for having pretty impatient flowers. Himalayan balsam is a pretty flower that blooms in spring and summer. Impatiens balsamina is a species that is popular for its therapeutic uses. Malaysia. It should also bloom very well indoors, so I wouldn’t be very worried. Don’t be surprised if your Impatiens don’t grow back from one year to the next because they fear the cold. Learn How to grow Impatiens in containers, Growing impatiens plant, Impatiens varieties, and more about this plant. Garden balsam is among the cute spring and summer blooming flowers. Make sure the plants have some shelter from the wind. Flowering: May to September. I am not sure how to get rid of them. Origin: East and south-east of Africa 6. herbaceous, strong plant with a bushy growth 7. SunPatiens grow 24 to 36 inches (61 to 92 centimeters) tall and wide. Impatiens balsamina is an annual herb thought to be native to India and Myanmar. Balsamina balsamina (L.) Huth. Could you provide some plants that will provide good results? Leaves up to 15 cm long. And do not look to fertilizer; New Guinea impatiens do not need heavy fertilizer. Ah, that we could all “ensure” good results. Impatiens is one of the most popular plants for its prolific flowers and ease in growing. Balsamina coccinea DC.. Balsamina cornuta DC.. Balsamina foeminea Gaertn.. Balsamina hortensis Desp.. Balsamina lacca Medik.. Balsamina minutiflora Span.. Balsamina mollis G.Don. Hello. The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. The lighting on your New Guinea impatiens sounds reasonable. Juice from the leaves is used to treat warts and snakebite, and the flower is applied to burns. The planting of balsam purchased in nursery pots is performed in spring. Plant family: Balsaminaceae 2. Thanks. Athyrium is a cute deciduous fern, ideal to decorate a shaded corner of the garden. They should be planted in a shady position in deep, cool, moist, humus-rich soil. Submitted by Ruth on May 11, 2017 - 10:48am. From our tried and successful experience, we make use of the white-flowered imatiens balsamina roots to treat snake bite or any other poisonous insect bites. Impatiens walleriana are the superstars of the shade garden and have been hybridized into a dizzying array of choices, including variegated forms, as well as single- and double-flowered varieties. They are ideal plants to use in shade gardens, pots, and borders. I bought 2 weeks before, but today more hot my leaves of balsam plant are down. New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri): These have larger flowers, more varied colors, … The impatiens that your friend gave you was probably an annual variety. The tapering pointed end of the seed goes down, the blunt side goes up. Although Sun impatiens (“SunPatiens”) are better suited for areas with more sun, they are not immune to sun damage. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Plants with the same “likes” are a good choice, such as “wet feet” (moist conditions) and sunlight (and light shade). Impatiens balsamina is a species that is popular for its therapeutic uses. Your impatiens will soon grow together and cover any bare soil that is in between them. Impatiens … It is very easy to care for but they do enjoy a shady spot. Place the impatiens plant in a hole that is at least as deep and wide as the rootball. What can I do? Keep them moist, but not too wet. Some say these plants look best in mass plantings. How far apart to I space these little plants? PropagationSow seed in early spring. Watering: Impatiens need a lot of water so it is important to make sure that they are planted in spaces that drain well. The annuals are grown as summer plants in cooler climates; the perennials are fairly tender and need mild winters. Flowering – May to September. Annual Flower Also known as Touch-Me-Not, Garden Balsam, Rose Balsam Impatiens balsamina Balsaminaceae Family Very shade-tolerant, balsam brings the tropics to the annual garden with brightly colored flowers borne closely along the upright, bright green stem of the plant. Important Impatiens facts. Spacing. Balsam plant care is trouble-free due to its resistance to many common garden pests. The annuals are grown as summer plants in cooler climates; the perennials are fairly tender and need mild winters. I have an east facing sunny balcony on a 12th floor high-rise. grow as a low, mounding plants, covered in blooms. Balsamina balsamina (L.) Huth. Human use. Delicate pink, lavender or red impatiens (Impatiens spp.) I bought the plant in a pot. 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