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Busy Lizzie

Impatiens walleriana

Also known as

Busy Lizzie Tempo Series, Busy Lizzy, Busy-Lizzy, Buzzy Lizzy, Patienceplant, Patient-Lucy, Sultana, Zanzibar Balsam

Impatiens walleriana 01 by Prenn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Busy Lizzie Overview

Perennial species that is often grown as an annual. Does best in warm temperatures so this is a great plant for using as summer bedding and in hanging baskets or containers. The stunning flowers are large and brightly coloured, making them stand out in any garden.

Special features of Busy Lizzie

Attractive flowers