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Nasturtium 'Ladybird Rose' (Tropaeolum minus)

Stunning, unusual colour-form of the petite nasturtium which makes an exotic cut flower and container plant for an ornamental veg garden or window box.
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25 seeds

5 seedlings (511261-5)

10 seedlings (511261-10)

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
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Details:

Type
Perennial (grown as an annual)
Position
Container Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
40cm (16in)
Group/Species
minus
Common name
Dwarf Nasturtium
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
25 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
75cm (30in) - Trailing
Cultivation
Sow indoors March-April and plant out after last frosts, or direct sow May-July about 2cm (1in) deep in lines or blocks 20cm (8in) apart. They thrive in poor soil.

Description

Stunning, unusual colour form of the petite nasturtium which makes an exotic cut flower and container plant for an ornamental veg garden or window box. One of my favourite discoveries from our Perch Hill trials.

Care Tips

Once established, nasturtiums need very little attention. If you feed them you will gain leaf at the expense of flowers, and too much watering will give the same result, so watering once a week if they are growing in pots should be sufficient.