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Nasturtium
Tropaeolum majus 'Whirlybird Mix'

Family: Tropaeolaceae
Genus: Tropaeolum (tro-PEE-oh-lum) (Info)
Species: majus (MAY-jus) (Info)
Cultivar: Whirlybird Mix

Category:

Annuals

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Orange

Red-Orange

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oak View, California

West Chicago, Illinois

Raleigh, North Carolina

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.