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Pale Touch-me-not Impatiens pallida

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
im-PAY-shuns PAL-lid-duh
Description

Yellow Jewelweed is a colorful annual found along roadsides, in moist forests, and along streambanks and bogs.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:

See this plant in the following landscape:
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Tags:
#stream banks#moist soil#bogs#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#Piedmont Mountains FACW#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#stream banks#moist soil#bogs#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#Piedmont Mountains FACW#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Impatiens
    Species:
    pallida
    Family:
    Balsaminaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    North America
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Herb
    Native Plant
    Wildflower
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Nodding pale yellow flowers that are occasionally splotched with reddish brown.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Succulent, translucent stems.
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Riparian
    Woodland
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Pollinators
    Small Mammals