Poor Man's Orchid (Impatiens balfourii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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