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Renee's Garden Nasturtium Mounding Buttercream (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Nasturtium Mounding Buttercream (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Nasturtium Mounding Buttercream (Heirloom)
Renee's Garden Nasturtium Mounding Buttercream (Heirloom)
Brand: Renee's Garden
Item Number: SWF4184

Renee's Garden Nasturtium Mounding Buttercream (Heirloom)

Soft Pastel Semi-Double Blooms

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Nasturtium - Buttercreams (Heirloom) - Tropacolum majus

Annual - The lovely semi-double blossoms of this tropical-looking pastel variety seem to float over the pretty rounded green leaves that resemble water lilies. Buttercream nasturtiums grow into a softly mounding form that drapes gracefully to fill in garden beds and borders. They are especially lush looking in window boxes and containers. The abundant creamy blossoms and deep green leaves make tasty edible garnishes.

Soil & Water:Grow in any well-drained garden soil. No fertilizer is usually needed and too much nitrogen will create abundant foliage without substantial bloom. Do not allow plants to dry out during germination or bloom season.

Planting & Growing:To Start Outdoors: Sow seeds in spring, once the danger of frost has passed, in full sun (or partial shade in hot climates). Poke seeds into well-worked soil about 1" deep and 3 - 4" apart. Press soil firmly over the seeds and keep moist. When seedlings are large enough to handle, thin to 10" apart as mounding plants need ample room to grow. To Start Early Indoors: Sow 2 seeds in individual 4" pots of well-drained seed starting mix 3 weeks before last expected frost date. Cover 1" deep. Provide a strong light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves pinch out the weaker seedling, leaving 1 per pot. When weather is evenly in the 50's, gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions. Transplant seedlings into the garden 10" apart in full sun. These mounding nasturtiums are reliable and easy to tuck into any well-drained spot. They are a perfect disguise to cover fading bulb foliage in late spring. Their softly draping leaves and sunny flowers will quickly fill garden beds or containers. In mild winter climates, sow seeds again by mid-June for late summer blooms. Leaves and flowers are tasty additions to salads and sandwiches.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1"
Germination: 19-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 10"
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 40-45 Seeds

While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge.”

Features

  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Good for Beginners
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Succession Planting
  • Suited to Warmer Climates
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Spring
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : White
Flower Color : Yellow
Growth Habit : Low Growing
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Beneficial Insects
Plant Usage : Attracts Birds
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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