Impatiens capensis
(im-PAY-shuns  ka-PEN-sis)

Jewelweed, Spotted Touch-me-not,
 Native Wildflower Seeds and Potted Plants 

Easyliving Native Perennial Wildflowers
Native Annual Wild Flower Seed & Plants for Home Landscaping & Prairie Restoration
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Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, touch-me-not picture Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Life Span
Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, touch-me-not flower picture Sun to 
Shade
May
October
Orange 24 to 60 inches average to moist 6 to 18 inches

annual

  Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, touch-me-not seed pod picture Impatiens capensis, jewelweed, touch-me-not picture
 Impatiens capensis Jewelweed Spotted Touch-me-not seed pod & flower photo by cj 

Jewelweed Plants are available late April,May early June

6 plants in a six-pack for $15.00 plus boxing/shipping
email us with your zip code and number of plants
 for the shipping cost on potted plants. 

Used as treatment/cure for Poison Ivy and as ingredient in Soap for Poison Ivy 

For other flowers visit
Wildflower Seed/Plant Price List 

 to order copy and mail the order form
or 
email questions, comments, and orders to
john@easywildflowers.com  

Jewelweed is often used as a treatment for for Poison Ivy

     Impatiens capensis Touch-Me-Nots or Jewelweed plants in 6 packs (6 plants) $15.00 per 6-pack plus boxing and UPS shipping. These plants will mature and bloom this summer/fall producing a large number of seeds that will grow many new plants for the next season.  
   
  Jewelweed plants in 6-packs are only available for a short time during April, May and early June.   They grow quickly and soon become too tall to ship.

Jewelweed Seeds are NOT available.  

Impatiens capensis seeds
Jewelweed, Touch-me-not seed

approximate
number of seeds

approximate coverage
in square feet

1 packet seeds-   not available

35

1 ounce -  ---------

2,000

1 pound -----------

32,000

We accept payment by check or money order and through PayPal
email us with your zip code and number of  six-packs
 for the cost of boxing and shipping plants

Impatiens = Impatient, referring to the seed pod's habit of bursting open if touched
capensis = Of or from the cape

   Impatiens capensis, common name Jewelweed or Spotted Touch-me-not, flowers are about 1 & 1/4 inch long, fruits are 1 inch long slender capsules that split and propel the seeds when touched giving it the name touch-me-not.  Dew often gathers in glistening drops on  spotted Touch-me-not flowers giving rise to it's other common name Jewelweed.  Liquid squeezed from the stems of Impatiens capensis is used to relieve the burning sensation of stinging nettle and for treatment of poison ivy. 

    Plant Impatiens capensis Jewelweed Spotted Touch-me-not potted plants in the spring in rich moist soil in shade.  One plant blooming this year will usually reseed a small bed producing a large number of plants next year.  The delightful flowers of Jewelweed are natural feeders for visiting hummingbirds.

    Native Impatiens capensis Jewelweed Spotted Touch-me-not plan grows in moist low woods, bases of bluffs, and stream banks over the Midwest and eastern US.  Impatiens capensis seeds need light to germinate, plant seeds on or near the soil surface and keep moist.  Four weeks cool stratification may improve germination.  Fresh seeds dropped on a moist flowerbed in late fall will need little care germinating in early spring and blooming in late summer/fall.

Impatiens capensis plant Synonyms:
Impatiens biflora 
Impatiens fulva 
Impatiens nortonii 
Impatiens noli-tangere L. ssp. biflora

The map below shows areas where native Impatiens capensis Jewelweed Spotted Touch-me-not plants grow wild, it can be planted and will grow over a much larger area.  Touch-me-not family (Balsiminaceae)

Impatiens capensis
Jewelweed,
Touch-me-not

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio

Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

State Distributional Map for IMCA

Alabama
Arkansas

Use the chart below for shipping charges on our native wildflower seeds
 to order copy and mail the order form
or
 email questions, comments & orders to
john@easywildflowers.com 

email with your zip code and number of plants
for shipping charges & availability on
Jewelweed Touch-me-not potted plants and our other native wildflowers

We accept payment by check, money order, and through Paypal

The minimum seed order amount is $10, this can be a combination of different seeds.

Sold out of jewelweed seeds, jewelweed plants are available only during spring

use this chart ONLY for seed orders
 

subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =  

 $4.00 shipping

$20.01 - $50.00    =  

 $6.00 shipping

$50.01-$100.00    =  

 $7.50 shipping

over $100.00    =    7.5 % of subtotal

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PO Box  522
Willow Springs,  MO.  65793
USA
Phone 417-469-2611 

We accept payment by check or money order and through PayPal

e-mail questions, comments, and orders to 
 john@easywildflowers.com

Impatiens capensis Orange Jewelweed Spotted Touch-me-not plan Plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.