shell10268
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Mystery of the Mislabeled seeds

Would love to know what this actually is. It was labeled as Platycodon, but I'm pretty positive it is not that.
[img]https://www.finegardening.com/assets/uploads/posts/21725/photo34_lg.jpg[/img]

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!potatoes!
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looks like balsam.

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lorax
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That's an Impatiens for me as well. If you can show us a closeup of the flower, I can probably tell you which one.

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Thanks!

Thank you both! I had no idea any impatiens had the flowers shaped like that, but now that I look closer at the commercial annuals, I see the resemblance. Here's a closeup of the flower. [img]https://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/s320x320/388624_10101050643029878_13700466_64027334_1096620578_n.jpg[/img]

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Impatiens balsamina, almost certainly.

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Are these the ones that pop the seeds? Those are neat plants.

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