Impatiens- Tom Thumb mix (Balsam)

Impatiens balsamina Open Pollinated

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  • Dwarf Annual 25cm
  • Colourful flowers
  • Can be grown in containers

Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

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'Impatiens- Tom Thumb mix (Balsam)' seeds

Impatiens balsamina

  • Dwarf Annual 25cm
  • Colourful flowers
  • Can be grown in containers

Annual growing to 25cm. Dwarf plants with fleshy green foliage and beautiful flowers in an attractive mix of colour that may include white, violet, rose, scarlet and salmon. Grows well in shady positions. Can be grown in containers. Long flowering.  Impatiens balsamina is also known as Balsam.

Seeds per gram: 100
Product code: G1-18

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 6mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 14-21 days @ 22-26°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing 35cm
Plant Height 25cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 85 days

How To Grow



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Ratings & Reviews

Impatiens- Tom Thumb mix (Balsam)

Grows so well it's becoming a weed in the yard! Quite lovely flowers doing great in larger containers.
Layne M 18 May 2020