busy Lizzie


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busy Lizzie

(ˈlɪzɪ)
n
(Plants) a balsaminaceous plant, Impatiens balsamina, that has pink, red, or white flowers and is often grown as a pot plant
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With its pink or purple flowers, it belongs to the Busy Lizzie family and can grow up to two meters in height and produce up to 800 seeds each year.
Lazy Daisy, Busy Lizzie Allen & Unwin, 2011 unpaged $24.
Rather like the increasing resistance of bacteria to human antibiotics over recent years, the Downy Mildew fungus, Plasmopara obducens, has built up a resistance to fungicides used by nurserymen in the production of young Busy Lizzie plantlets - this has become the most common way for us to buy them these days.
99 Offer 4: Busy Lizzie 'Accent' Great value, top performing spring bedding.
There's three to choose from - Cascading Begonia, Trailing Petunia or Busy Lizzie.
Box hedging across the country is dying off and now it seems the ubiquitous busy Lizzie is under threat.
Choose from basil, Busy Lizzie, sunflower or tomato.
99 Offer 4: Busy Lizzie Top performing spring bedding.
OUR ever popular Busy Lizzie, Impatiens walleriana, has become one of the most important summer bedding plants over recent years, with double flowered forms and improvements in flower colour ranges being made available to us.
Q I have grown bedding plants including Busy Lizzie, marigold and petunia in my greenhouse for the first time.
Busy Lizzie is expected to complete the Dunlop double and notch her hat-trick in the sport4cast.
Another favourite for the border and hanging basket, Busy Lizzie (Impatiens) can be tricky to grow.