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Jewel Weed Plant


This plant cannot be shipped to: CT Description: Climate zone: 2-11, Mature height: 2-6 ft, Blooming season: Summer, Soil conditions: Moist, Botanical name: Capensis, Ship as: Bareroot
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    Jewelweed Plant - Impatiens capensis



    Jewelweed is a tall annual which takes its common name from two distinctive characteristics. The first origin of the name comes from the blue-green leaves, which feature a waxy coating that allows rain and dew to bead up and sparkle like jewels. These leaves grow up to three-and-a-half inches long and are oval, with coarse teeth along the edges. The second trait that lends to the plant’s descriptive name comes from its brilliant orange to yellowish orange cornucopia-shaped blooms. The flowers, which are the source of its other nickname, the spotted touch-me-not, feature reddish spots that add to their visual interest. These flowers are about an inch long and are made up of five petals. Together, the unique characteristics combine to form one jewel of a plant.

    This wide range of appropriate zones makes the jewelweed plant an enriching and colorful element for nearly any garden across the country. Another advantage of this gorgeous herb is that it tolerates medium, wet, and clay soils. Not only are the flowers bright and showy, but they attract desirable wildlife to the landscape, such as butterflies and hummingbirds. Jewelweed is practical as well; the leaves, as well as the liquid from the stem, serve as an adequate traditional Native American remedy for poison ivy and other skin irritations. Beauty, function, and ease of care make Impatiens capensis the perfect complement to any landscaping display. And the quick growth rate means instant gratification, with very little wait time to maturity once the plant arrives.

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    1. Lovely color

      The color is doing well and the hummingbirds are loving my plants on Mar 31st 2017

    2. Very pleased they are healthy

      After seeing the box I was skeptical but they are healthy and have been planted in the ground. Time will show on Mar 31st 2017

    3. Fast shipping

      Shipping was fast and came sooner than I expected on Mar 31st 2017

    4. Grows fast

      Have seen lots of growth in a short amount of time on Mar 29th 2017

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