This is an old-fashioned species Impatiens many people remember from their grandmother’s garden. Plants grow approx. 3′ tall & 2′ wide. Very lovely lavender . Plant database entry for Poor Man’s Orchid (Impatiens balfourii) with 26 images and 14 data details. Impatiens balfourii was introduced in the beginning of the 20th century from the Himalayas to Southern Europe where it was able to establish. In recent years an .
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Impatiens balfouri Hooker fil. Balfour’s touch-me-not, Poor man’s orchid, Kashmir balsam. This Ericales article is a stub. Impatiens balfourii Scientific classification Kingdom: The flowers are hermaphroditeor perfect, and are pollinated by insectsor, in the Americas, by hummingbirds. Unlike the more common annual impatiens, these fresh seeds can be very, very slow indeed to germinate, usually taking several months.
Impatiens balfourii Calflora
Its stem is glabrous, reddish, lined and very branched. Each flower is about 2 centimetres 0.
Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth. It belongs to the family Balsaminaceae. Planted out early in the year in good soil it makes a magnificent solid impateins absolutely smothered with blossoms.
It has alternately arranged, oval to lance-shaped, toothed, stalked leaves up to 4 centimetres 1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The inflorescence is a raceme generally bearing 4 to 8 flowers. This page was last edited on 25 Aprilat bqlfourii You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The fruits are glabrous capsules about 20 millimetres 0. Bwlfourii Latin name Impatiens means “impatient” or “intolerant” and refers to the explosive dehiscence of the fruits, which burst at the slightest touch as a means of scattering the seeds.
This new, rare and lovely plant, originating in the Himalayas and Kashmir produces a long succession of bi-coloured pink and white flowers from late June until September.
This is an annual herb growing 15— centimetres 5. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Wikispecies has information related to Impatiens balfourii.
Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Sowing Advice For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place not a fridge onto a good soil-based compost. For best results, sow seeds as soon as you bslfourii them in a cool place not a fridge onto a good soil-based compost.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs All stub articles. It is native to the Himalayasparticularly Kashmir and surrounding areas, where it grows in balfpurii of 5, to 6, feet. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Impatiens balfourii. In the wild the plant occurs along the banks of rivers, on roadsides, and in wastelands. Impatiens balfourii is a species of the genus Impatiens known by the common names Balfour’s touch-me-notKashmir balsam and poor man’s orchid.
Please be very patient, and do not discard the seed pan, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur. Impatiens Flora of the Indian subcontinent Ericales stubs.
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