Balsam Mix also known as Summer Gardenia, an annual flower that grows on thick, upright stems with light green leaves that have serrated edges. Blooms are in shades of pink, rose, and white. The cup-shaped flowers stretch around 1 to 3 inches across. Balsam has a fast growth rate and should be planted in the spring after the threat of frost has passed.
Each packet contains 30-35 seeds
|Common Name||Balsam, garden balsam, rose balsam|
|Water||Water regularly and keep the soil moist.|
|Soil||Loamy, moist, well-drained|
|Fertilizer||Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release flower fertilizer during the growing season|
- Different parts of the plant are used as traditional remedies for disease and skin afflictions.
- Juice from the leaves is used to treat warts and snakebite, and the flower is applied to burns.
- This species has been used as indigenous traditional medicine in Asia for rheumatism, fractures, and other ailments.