Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding and container plant. Here’s how to grow impatiens in your garden. Impatiens is also known as “Busy Lizzie,” and its name is a Latin word that describes the way its seeds shoot out of its pods when ripe (the slightest touch can make a ripe impatiens seed pod burst open and scatter its seeds). Generally, impatiens like shade and moisture.
|Common Name:||New Guinea impatiens|
|Botanical Name:||Impatiens hawkeri|
|Native To:||Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands|
|Bloom Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Watering:||Thrice per day|