to Eastern Africa. Impatiens got their name from a Latin
word that describes the way they shoot out their seeds
when their seed pods open.
should be set out after all danger from frost.
are sold in garden centers as plants. Plants will grow
in shade to partial shade. Space the taller kinds one
foot apart and the smaller varieties six inches apart.
not allow the plants to dry out or they will drop some
of their leaves. They do not need fertilizer. After
mid-summer cut them back to about six inches, and within
a short time they will grow back.