Impatiens balsmina – Garden or Rose balsam

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Impatiens balsmina Garden or Rose balsam

Malaya, India, China; 25 - 35cm
Planting position: Semi-shade to full shade.
Suitable for all growing regions, provided adequate watering.
Wind-protected planting spot.
Requires regular watering, ensuring constant moist conditions.
Well-draining and fertile, compost-enriched soil.
Watch out for snails and slugs.
Propagate from spring-sown seed.

The semi-double summer flowers are available in tones of scarlet, pink, salmon and white. The Balsam’s foliage is small, slim and softly serrated.

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