Impatiens sodenii
POOR MAN'S RHODODENDRON, SHRUB BALSAM
Balsaminaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.25m
Plant habit
 
1.25m

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Origins: Tropical Africa

Other Botanical Names: Impatiens elgonensis, I. magnifica, I. oliveri, I. thomsonii, I. uguenensis

Other Common Names: Oliver's Touch-Me-Not, Oliver's Snap Weed

 
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Impatiens sodenii
POOR MAN'S RHODODENDRON, SHRUB BALSAM
Balsaminaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.25m
Plant habit
 
1.25m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or white

Flowering Time: early spring to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green; midrib light green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: pot, mass planting, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: tropical, moist temperate areas






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