Flower, Empress of India Nasturtium

Tropaeolum minus
$2.99 to $19.50
SKU: 0993
  • Hardy annual plants grow 12-14 inches tall
  • Bright crimson flowers and dark blue-green leaves
  • Flower and leaves are edible
  • Great for container growing
$2.99 to $19.50

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(Tropaeolum minus) Grown in the U.S. since at least the 1890s. A classic Victorian nasturtium with dark blue-green foliage. Brilliant crimson flowers on 12-14" plants. Suitable for containers. The flowers and leaves can be used as a garnish or as a peppery addition to salads and pastas. Hardy annual.

Learn to Grow it

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.