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Garden Balsam Seeds - Annual Flower
Impatiens balsamina

Life Cycle:  Annual
Height:  2-3 ft
Max Width:  18 in
USDA Zone:  5-9
Light:  Full Sun / Partial Sun
Harvest:  Flowers in 60-70 days

Garden Balsam Seeds - Impatiens balsamina

    • Common Names = Garden Balsam / Touch-Me-Not / Rose Balsam / Spotted Snapweed
    • Heat-tolerant; Attracts butterflies, bees and beneficial insects
    • Colorful flowers range from pink, red, purple, and white
    • Self-seeds prolifically when seedheads are allowed to develop
    • Leaves, young shoots and seeds are cooked in culinary dishes
    • Medicinal herb in the Philippines and Asia; flowers are used for colorful dye
    • Used in herbal remedies for joint pain, burns & scalds, and as an expectorant
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