Bush Flowered Mix Balsam

$ 1.75

Also known as Summer Gardenia, an old fashion favorite with brightly colored double flowers that nestle between and above the rich green foliage. Blooms are in shades of pink, rose, and white.  

70 seeds




Impatiens balsamina


Germination: 5-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-70ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-70ºF soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, 8-12” apart

Sowing Outdoors:  Direct sow after the last frost, 4-5 seeds every 10-12".

Growth Habit: Upright

Height and Width: 14-18" by 12-14"

Spacing: 8-12" apart

Light Needs:  Part shade to shade

Soil Needs: Fertile, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 60-70 days

Uses: Bedding plant, containers, shade gardens, cottage gardens, attracts bees and beneficials

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Pinch back at 4-6" to encourage more branching. Self-seeds.