Flower, Black Velvet Nasturtium
- Hardy annual plants grow to 10-12 inches tall
- Blossoms are chocolate-black
- Blossoms are edible
- Great for container growing
(Tropaeolum minus) Intense velvety-black flower, a completely unique color within this genus. Dwarf 10-12" plants are ideal for containers. For a great contrast, try adding blossoms to your fresh spring salads. Hardy annual.
Direct Seed: 1/4" Deep
Germination: 7-12 Days
Thin: 6-12" Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors one week after last frost. Plants prefer average moist soil. Water during dry spells, but do not fertilize, as this will promote more foliage than flowers.