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Historic Stewart Farm Seed Sales

Balsam (Impatiens balsamia)

Balsam (Impatiens balsamia)

Regular price $2.25 CAD
Regular price Sale price $2.25 CAD
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Much loved by cottage gardeners, this plant thrives in part-shade or sun, and sports double rose-like flowers in white, pink, red, salmon or violet all up the stem, at the leaf axils. Mature seed pods will explode when touched or gently squeezed – fun for kids and adults, too!
To grow: best to start indoors and transplant outdoors when all danger of frost has passed. Space about a foot apart. Needs rich, well-drained soil to do best. Self-seeds conservatively; grows to 2.5'

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