Scientific Name Impatiens - Knowledgebase Question

Holmdel, NJ
Question by Odd616
March 21, 2001
What is the scientific name for impatiens?

Answer from NGA
March 21, 2001


The typical bedding plant is a hybrid of Impatiens wallerana. There are several other types of impatiens including Impatiens balsamina, Impatiens auricoma and Impatiens hawkeri.

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