Impatiens mirabilis (Giant Impatiens) is a semi-succulent plant with a swollen stem base that grows up to 2 feet (60 cm) in diameter. It…
Impatiens is a genus of more than 1,000 species of flowering plants, widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere and the tropics. Most Impatiens species are annual or perennial herbs with succulent stems. Only a few woody species exist. The scientific name "Impatiens", Latin for "impatient" and the common name "Touch-me-not" refer to the explosive dehiscence of the seed capsules.
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