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  • Non-native Invasive

Himalayan Balsam

(Impatiens glandulifera)

Photo credit: Floralimages.co.uk


Very invasive in open natural and semi-natural habitats. Is on Schedule 9 of Wildlife and Countryside Act - you can be held liable if you cause it to escape in the wild

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Annual
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August, September, October
  • Flower Colours
    White, Pink, Purple
  • Petals
    5, Tubular
  • Arrangement
    Single, Several, Cluster
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    North, South, East, West
  • Soil Type
    Sand, Loam, Clay
  • Soil Moisture
    Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

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