The Living Forest (343) : Himalayan Balsam

The Living Forest (343) : Himalayan Balsam

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The Living Forest (343) : Himalayan Balsam

This rapidly growing plant with its elegant hooded-shaped flowers is native to the Himalaya.

It was introduced to European gardens from the Himalayas around 1839 and since then has become widely naturalised in different parts of the world.

Himalayan Balsam has a spectacular high rate of nectar production !

Dutch name : Reuzenbalsemien
German name : Drüsiges Springkraut
Latin name : Impatiens glandulifera

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