Plant ID forum: Balsam

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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Aug 5, 2013 2:03 PM CST
My neighbor gave me seeds for this...just called it balsam. Looking in the DB I'm thinking Balsam(impatiens balsamina 'Camellia Flowered Mix') perhaps ?? If not then who ??









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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Aug 5, 2013 2:12 PM CST
Sure looks like Impatiens balsamina to me!

Touch-Me-Not (Impatiens balsamina)
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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Aug 5, 2013 2:31 PM CST
I zoomed right passed the link you posted,Lin *Blush* I think you're right. Unless someone says otherwise that is where I'll add my pics...will wait a bit though
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Aug 5, 2013 2:39 PM CST
I know it as balsam, my neighbor always corrects me and says it's Impatiens. So yes, I agree with Inpatiens balsamina.
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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Plays in the sandbox Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: Gulf Coast Tip Photographer The WITWIT Badge
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gingin
Aug 5, 2013 3:16 PM CST
Alrighty then...off to collect needed acorns Green Grin! I tip my hat to you.
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Aug 5, 2013 4:57 PM CST
gingin said:Alrighty then...off to collect needed acorns Green Grin! I tip my hat to you.

Hurray!

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