noun, plural im·pa·tiens.
Origin of impatiens
Examples from the Web for impatiens
Historical Examples of impatiens
The two genera best known in British gardens are Balsamina and Impatiens.
Impatiens Sultani is a generally known conservatory plant, making a charming pot subject for warm greenhouse or a room.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
Impatiens balsamīna, native of the East Indies, is a common cultivated species.
A separate order, called Hydrocere, has been made of one of the species of Impatiens (I. natans).
I have only recorded a single instance, and in this a honey bee was seen to perforate the fragile spurs of Impatiens.