Impatiens

  • Known as:  Busy Lizzie
  • Place of origin:  Southern parts of Central Asia.
  • Description:  Small herbaceous plant with soft sappy stem, large leaves and various flowers. Species may bear single or multi-petalled flowers.
  • Grow best: In semi-shade in adequately watered soil. Propagated by seed and stem cuttings.
  • Use:  Indoors in pots or in beds outdoors