The Busy Lizzy (Impatiens walleriana) is a flowering, herbaceous, perennial plant in the Balsaminaceae family. It is also known as Busy Lizzie, Patient Lucy, Impatiens, Sultana, and Balsam.
It grows to 15-60 centimetres (6-24 inches) tall.
It has broad green and sometimes spotted pink or reddish leaves on the underside.
The flowers are small and profuse, about 2-5 centimetres (1-2 inches) in diameter with five petals. The lower sepals are slightly boat-shaped.
Photographed in Paris, France, April 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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