B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower: LAVENDER-PINK - WHITE, racemes ~ profuse June - September
Fruit: (stratify 4 weeks, germin. cool)
Foliage: 2-13cm., ovate, sm. cren., REDDISH stems, forms dense dome
Height in meters: 0.50-75
Common names for Impatiens balfourii:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
38: Indian Native and Introduced Plants
53: Bedding Plant Seed List
Impatiens balfourii seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Impatiens balfourii seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.
Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Maintain a very high humidity until germination.