Information for Impatiens balfourii

Impatiens balfourii - 10  seeds for 10 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 77133
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: Balfour's (Himalayan) Touch-me-not, 

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
255:  Balsaminaceae

Germination guide
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 22C.

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.

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