Nasturtium, Mixed Dwarf FNA-8800
18" tall compact plants
with dark foliage and an assortment of bright colors.
Edible flowers and foliage in a glorious mix of yellows, oranges, red, and bicolors.Easy to grow, beautiful at the corners of vegetable beds, in containers, or window boxes. Likes a little shade in hot summer areas, including the shade of taller flowers or vegetables.
Plant outside around the last frost date, cover well. Adaptable.
Many culinary uses-leaves and flowers are popular in salads or as garnish, the buds may be pickled and used just like capers. Try flowers and buds in potato salad.
BOTANICAL NAME:Tropaeolum sp
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :Plant seed directly into the garden 8" apart. 1-2 weeks after the last frost. The soil should be well prepared, but not over fertilized. Thrives in partial or filtered sun, as well as in sunny situations. Does well mixed with vegetables, and all parts are edible. This hardy annual is a compact dwarf. Grows to a height of 12".
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/ Height 12-18"/Spacing 6-8"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly, Edible Flower