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"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." -Marcel Proust

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Balsam flowers in my Balcony

My small cozy balcony turns into grandeur because of this tiny lovely flowering pot...
It never fails to refreshen my mind whenever I need it...
Thanks to Nature God...

Impatiens balsamina (garden balsam, garden jewelweed, rose balsam, touch-me-not) is a species of Impatiens native to southern Asia in India and Burma.
It is an annual plant growing to 20–75 cm tall, with a thick, but soft stem. The leaves are spirally-arranged, 2.5–9 cm long and 1–2.5 cm broad, with a deeply toothed margin. The flowers are pink, red, mauve, lilac, or white, and 2.5–5 cm diameter; they are pollinated by bees and other insects, and also by nectar-feeding birds.[1] The ripe seed capsules undergo explosive dehiscence.[2]
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  1. A healthy plant! Looks beautiful!

  2. Happy to see your comment Indrani.
    Thanks a lot...:-)