Impatiens taronensis CHB&MV15.CH230
A hardy, perennial species collected by Charles Boulanger and Maxime Van de Sande in Yunnan, China that is very rare in cultivation. It is a very dainty species and produces small, upturned, white and purple, late summer flowers, as well as lovely, purple mottled stems and dark green leaves with scalloped edges. Height 15 to 30 cm. Moist, humus rich, well-drained soil in part to full shade in a cool position. Can be pot grown or planted in the garden. Hardy to -12C (possibly more) in the ground with a winter mulch. If pot grown, it requires full protection from frosts.