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Is it, or is it NOT?

01 October 2017 06:13:57

A few years ago I was given a whopping great pot of Impatiens tinctoria by Terry Smith. However, I have yet to see any flowers on it, although it produces lovely healthy foliage. The other day I spotted what looked like flower buds. But as it's here a few years now, maybe something else self-seeded in the pot. Can anyone confirm that it's said Impatiens please? I had almost given up on seeing anything interesting so late in the year and having it for so long. If it IS, I can give it some winter protection.

T.I.A.


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Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 01 October 2017 07:39:14

It looks like an Impatien of some sort from the flower buds and the leaves. Gardener's  World had a feature on Impatien balsamina, also know as the Balsam jewelweed.


Jacinta D Jacinta D 01 October 2017 07:55:22

Yes, Mary. I watched it this morning. I love tv on Sunday mornings. :)


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 01 October 2017 08:25:14

Watching Beechgrove now as I missed it on Thursday.


Eilish Eilish 01 October 2017 11:19:44

Yes Jacinta, definitely flower buds. Mine is in the ground and ready to flower. Bit late but worth the wait.


Jacinta D Jacinta D 01 October 2017 11:39:33

Mary, I always loved Beechgrove, even more than GW. I love growing edibles, but lack space. In my next life I want to tend to the Garden of Eden. They have lovely shiny apples there, LOL.


Jackie Jackie 03 October 2017 08:09:32

Watched Beechgrive last night and teslkybenjoy it. I love all the tests they do on different edibles and plants. Very enjoyable 


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