Barbara favors balsam , as ‘It holds its needles and smells best‘.
Whereas in the U.S, though only three species of wild balsam occur, the balsam growers' revenue exceeds $250,000,00 a year.
The balsam impatiens usually grows as a two- or three-stemmed plant to a height of 2 1/2 feet, with white to dark red flowers tucked into the leaf axils, where they tend to be overshadowed by leaves.
These included balsam , musk, benzoin, aloeswood, ginger, muslin, thoroughbred Arabian horses, and Chinese porcelain.
The scent was evocative of geranium, industrial grade balsam resin and several noxious petrochemicals, one being naphtha.
It has a distinctive fragrance with hints of balsam or mint, and is sometimes called mint geranium.
They have diversified into everything from Christmas trees, balsam wreaths and maple syrup to cabin rentals, fishing and hunting excursions, birdseye and curly maple lumber products, and veneer for Popsicle sticks.
By covering a specimen with transparent balsam , J. Walton was able to peel these films off.
To one side the River Seven meandered, thick with willow, purple with balsam and white with convolvulus.
All around the two silent watchers on the hill, an immense space spread itself between earth and sky, filled with dusky starlight and a fragrance of balsam and pine-smoke.