is for

Impatiens

Highly colourful, extremely versatile and happiest sitting in a bit of shade, the colloquially known Busy Lizzie is ideal for brightening up borders, window boxes and hanging baskets. Vibrant petals make a lovely garnish for salads or desserts and freezing in ice cubes before adding to a gin and tonic or summer cup provides extra botanical charm and a playful presentation.

full sun / part shade

june – october

well-drained, moist