Dwarf plant with fleshy green foliage and beautiful flowers is an attractive mix of colors that may include white, violet, rose, scarlet, and salmon. ‘Tom Thumb Mix’ is a dwarf mix, growing to 12 to 16 inches tall. A shade lover, it will grow in full to part sun as well. Plants bloom all summer long and do best in rich, well-drained soil. Balsams reseed readily.
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Scientific Name: Impatiens Balsamina
Common Name: Balsam – Tom Thumb Mix
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: North America native plant hailing from Mexico
Height: 12-16 "
Spread: 16-18 "
Exposure: Full Sun, Shade lover
Advantages: Easy to grow, Low maintenance
Blooming Season: Summer
Attracts: Humming Birds, Bee friendly
Flower Color: Mix colors
Moisture: Moderate, Moist
Water Requirement: Water regularly until plants are fully established
Soil Type: Well-drained soil
Uses: Good for cuts, Good for Containers