Bush Park’s Featured Plant Oct.23

Hardy Impatiens (Impatiens omeiana) is a spreading perennial native to China. It was discovered growing at 8,000 ft. on the slopes of Mount Omei in western Sichuan in 1983. Prefers moist partial shade. Attractive variegated foliage with yellow snapdragon-like flowers (often called “goldfish”) that bloom in early autumn. Ours lives on the east side of the garden bed, south of the Bush Barn Art Center.

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