Sun Patience belongs to the family Balsaminaceae (the Balsam family). It is a perennial cross breeded species that was gone on sale by Sakata Seed Corp. in 2005. It is a cultivar-group having tolerant of sun exposure. This herb grows 60-100 cm in height and 60-80 cm in width. The leaves are ovate, arranged in whorled, and there are some variegated forms. The flowers are white, red, orange or magenta and 5-6 cm across, and they bloom from May to November. Sun Patienc is also called a environmental cleanup plant because of having high absorption capacities of carbon dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and formic aldehyde.