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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IMPATIENS WALLERIANA If you used to plant busy Lizzies but gave up because of downy mildew, then you weren't alone.
Tanzania's Usambara Mountains, located just south of Mount Kilimanjaro, are a "green island" rising above the surrounding dry plain and home to unique biodiversity, including impatiens usambarensis and impatiens walleriana (also known as Busy Lizzies).
obducens strikes garden impatiens (Impatiens walleriana) and some cousins.
IMPATIENS walleriana, commonly known as Busy Lizzy, has in the last 30 years come from nowhere to be the nation''s favourite summer bedding plant because of its outstanding ability to flower continuously throughout the summer without the need for deadheading.
Which two word rhyming name is the common name for the plant called the Impatiens Walleriana?