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any seed plant yielding balsam

any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

an ointment containing a fragrant resin

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Busy Lizzie World Beater Mixed - Single flowers in shades of pink, red and white - Buy 33 for PS10.99 or order 132 for PS21.98, Half-Price.
Both of these, as well as busy Lizzie, rely on proper names.
THERE appears to be something wrong with the busy Lizzies (Impatiens) in the council's planters throughout the city.
ASCOT: 3.20 Indian Lodge (nap), 3.55 Big Future, 4.30 Issey Rose, 5,00 Head In The Clouds, 5.35 Busy Lizzie
OUR ever popular Busy Lizzie, Impatiens walleriana, has become one of the most important summer bedding plants over recent years, with double flowered forms and improvements in flower colour ranges being made available to us.
Q I have grown bedding plants including Busy Lizzie, marigold and petunia in my greenhouse for the first time.
His victory on Busy Lizzie yesterday put him on the 127-winner mark, 14 clear of Pat Eddery and 18 ahead of Richard Quinn, both of whom are facing imminent suspensions.
Hughes completed a 188-1 double with another breathtaking effort as he brought that grand old campaigner Amron from last to first to take the Busy Lizzie Handicap.
For shady positions cascading or pendula begonias are outstanding, as are fuchsias and Busy Lizzie. For a sun try ivy leaved geraniums, trailing petunias, calibrachoa Million Bells or fragrant verbenas.
Another favourite for the border and hanging basket, Busy Lizzie (Impatiens) can be tricky to grow.
The Mick Channon-trained Box Builder was backed from 33-1 to 20-1 with Hills yesterday morning, prior to finishing fourth to Busy Lizzie at Ayr.
Honourable mentions go to Paddy Nugent in Armagh, whose favourite flower is the busy lizzie; Dave Clark's caravan garden in Rhyll; Linda Cook's unusual and attractive plant pots in Cheltenham; and David Hirst, from Cleethorpes, who tends to more than 100 baskets and tubs!
Hefyd roedd ganddi Betsan Brysur (Busy Lizzie), yr harddaf a welais erioed.
Fantastic plants like the F1 hybrid busy lizzie, or impatiens, weren't introduced until 1966.