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Perennial Nasturtiums

Botanical name: Tropaeolum majus
Family Tropaeolaceae
Plant type: Evergreen ground cover
Size: 20cm tall and spreading to approximately 50-60cm wide clumps.
Flowers: Spring to Autumn.
Planting time: Any time of the year.
Planting depth and Spacing: Plant with crown at soil surface (or to the same depth as it was in the pot) & approximately 60cm apart.
Soil: Well drained, poor or rich. However, in very rich soils, excess foliage is produced instead of flowers.
Aspect: Full sun.
Preferred Climates: Tropical to cool
Drought tolerance: Has excellent heat and drought tolerance.
Frost tolerance: Will be damaged by severe frosts but not killed.
Watering: Water well when growing.
Fertiliser: A general fertiliser.
Climatic Tolerances: Cool to tropical.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:38 AM
Keywords: Perennial Nasturtiums, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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