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Nasturtium
Tropaeolum nanum


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About Nasturtium (Tropaeolum nanum)
Height: Under 2 ft.
Flower Color: Yellows and Oranges
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Spurred, flat-faced trumpet flowers
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Nasturtium's native range?
  Indigenous To: Mexico and South America
Where Nasturtium is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Nasturtium (Tropaeolum nanum)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Lovely nasturtium is a wildflower in Latin America, and as all gardeners know, it's very easy to grow. Bloom begins in just a few weeks from sprouting. The seed is large, and the flowers are edible, and often used to decorate cakes.

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