Balsam Tom Thumb seed is an annual plant that will grow to be about 12–24 inches tall. The plant has small, dark green leaves and small, scarlet flowers.
Balsam Tom Thumb Scarlet flowers bloom in the summer and attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. The plant is drought tolerant and does well in full sun to partial shade. It is a good choice for gardens, containers, or as a border plant.
Soil: Moist, well-drained
Sun: Partial to full shade
Height: 6 inches (15 cm)
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Scarlet
Light: Prefers partial to full shade