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Alaska Mix Nasturtium

Tropaeolum majus (60 days) Striking variegated green and white foliage will make a formidable bush if you feed it heavily. But go easy on the nitrogen if you want to eat lots of its tangy yellow and orange blossoms. Edible flowers with spicy sweet fragrance lend a peppery-sweet taste to salads, leaves also edible. A great plant for hanging baskets. 16". Annual.
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Nasturtium

The name literally means ‘twisted nose,’ from the Latin nasus for nose and tortus for twist. Formerly used as a remedy against scurvy.

Culture: Blooms keep coming if cut, needs moisture and cool temperatures for optimal blooming. Intolerant of frost. Germinates 7–10 days at 65°. Cover the seed. Avoid excess nitrogen, but don’t relegate nasties to the worst soil. Likes full sun. Start indoors or direct seed after last frost. ~6 seeds/g.

Flowers

All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.