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Impatiens hybrid

Family: Balsaminaceae

Common names: BALSAM, BUSY LIZZIE, PATIENCE PLANT, SULTANA

Sentiment: impatience

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: clumping, erect, mounding

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 1 foot

Flower

magenta/purple, orange, pink, red, violet, white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular