noun, plural im·pa·tiens.
Origin of impatiens
Examples from the Web for impatiens
I have only recorded a single instance, and in this a honey bee was seen to perforate the fragile spurs of Impatiens.
Observed Sabia in some of the jungles; the only interesting plants gathered were an Impatiens and two or three Acanthaceæ.
In similar low places, Impatiens graminifolia of Churra was seen, and Hedysarum gyrans.
The two genera best known in British gardens are Balsamina and Impatiens.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
Three species of Impatiens, two with bright pink flowers are common.