Answer: The plant you describe sounds like Touch-Me-Not which is a common name for Impatiens balsamina, an old-fashioned plant, also known as garden balsam. It's perennialin mild-winter regions, and it self-seeds readily. Burpee offers seeds for it in the Heirloom Catalog. You may order a catalog at the website http://www.burpee.com/ or call 1-800-888-1447 to verify current availability.
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