Tropaeolum majus – Climbing nasturtium

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Tropaeolum majus Climbing nasturtium

Peru, Brazil; 35 - 55cm
Planting position: Full sun.
Suitable for all growing regions, providing summer watering where needed.
Requires regular summer watering.
Well-draining soil.
Watch out for snails and caterpillars.
Propagate from spring-sown (in situ) seed.

Popular for its reliable and long-lasting colour displays during autumn and/or spring. Single- or semi-double flowers are borne on trailing stems, in a variety of colours, mostly yellows and oranges. It's charming anywhere in the garden, whether in a hanging basket or over a stone wall. The foliage is attractively mid-green and circular-shaped.

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