Impatiens tinctoria is a vigorous tuberous perennial. This Impatiens can grow up to 2 m tall with thick fleshy stems and leaves that looks straight out of a tropical jungle. In late summer and autumn it produces masses a white hooded flowers with a red centre. This wonderful plant will keep flowering until the first frosts in winter, at this point you just need to cut back the plant to ground level and it will reshoot the following year. Impatiens tinctoria is a great tropical plant for those semi-shaded areas in your garden.