This is an old-fashioned species Impatiens many people remember from their grandmother’s garden. Plants grow approx. 3′ tall & 2′ wide. Very lovely lavender . Plant database entry for Poor Man’s Orchid (Impatiens balfourii) with 26 images and 14 data details. Impatiens balfourii was introduced in the beginning of the 20th century from the Himalayas to Southern Europe where it was able to establish. In recent years an .
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Impatiens balfourii. It is native impxtiens the Himalayasparticularly Kashmir and surrounding areas, where it grows in mountains of 5, to 6, feet. Please be very patient, and do not discard the seed pan, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur.
It has alternately arranged, oval to lance-shaped, toothed, stalked leaves up to 4 centimetres 1. This Ericales article is a stub.
In the wild the plant occurs along the banks of rivers, on roadsides, and in wastelands. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
Impatiens balfouri Hooker fil. Each flower is about 2 mipatiens 0. This new, rare and lovely plant, originating in the Himalayas and Kashmir produces a long succession of bi-coloured pink and white flowers from late June until September.
The fruits are glabrous capsules about 20 millimetres 0. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs All stub articles.
Impatiens Flora of the Indian subcontinent Ericales stubs. The Latin name Impatiens means “impatient” or “intolerant” and refers to the explosive dehiscence of the fruits, which burst at the slightest touch as a means of scattering the seeds.
It belongs to the family Balsaminaceae. Views Read Edit View history. For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place not a fridge onto a good soil-based compost.
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This page was last edited on 25 Aprilat Wikispecies has information related impstiens Impatiens balfourii. This is an annual herb growing 15— centimetres 5. Its stem is glabrous, reddish, lined and very branched. Impatiens balfourii is a species of the genus Impatiens known by the common names Balfour’s touch-me-notKashmir balsam and poor man’s orchid. Sowing Advice For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place not a fridge onto a good soil-based compost.
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Archived impatins the original xls on The flowers are hermaphroditeor perfect, and are pollinated by insectsor, in the Americas, by hummingbirds. The inflorescence is a raceme generally bearing 4 to 8 flowers.
Description This new, rare and lovely plant, originating in the Himalayas and Kashmir produces a long succession of bi-coloured pink and impatuens flowers from late June until September. Balfour’s touch-me-not, Poor man’s orchid, Kashmir balsam. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. The flowering period extends from July through September.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth. Unlike the more common annual impatiens, these fresh seeds can be very, very slow indeed to germinate, usually taking several months.