Origin: Southern Asia (Himalaya)
First finding in Slovenia: 1935
Pathways: ornamental plant
Possible to find: May – November
Flowering season: July – October
Habitat: shadowy places in forest edges, in the undergrowth of moist forests and on shadowy ruderal sites.
Status in Slovenia: most common in central Slovenia, locally also found on other lowland and hilly parts of Slovenia.
Similar species: Yellow jewelweed – Impatiens noli-tangere (native) and Orange jewelweed – I. capensis (Alien, not yet found in Slovenia).
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