NASTURTIUM – TROPAEOLUM – WHIRLYBIRD CREAM()

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A beautiful “whirlybird” clotted cream yellow strain delivering bright semi-double propeller shaped upward facing flowers held well above the compact foliage for maximum effect.  

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NASTURTIUM – TROPAEOLUM – WHIRLYBIRD CREAM()

NASTURTIUM – TROPAEOLUM – WHIRLYBIRD CREAM(). A beautiful “whirlybird” clotted cream yellow strain delivering bright semi-double propeller shaped upward facing flowers held well above the compact foliage for maximum effect.  Suited to borders and containers alike and flower most freely in full sun and poor dryish soils.  Hardy Annual.  Very easy to grow.

Cultivation Advice NASTURTIUM – TROPAEOLUM – WHIRLYBIRD CREAM()

Days to Germination: 10-14 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65F
Planting Depth: 1/8-¼  inch
Spacing, Plant:  12-24 inches
Plant Height: 12-14 inches
Light: Full Sun

  • Sow indoors / heated propagator from 3-4 weeks before the last spring frost or sow directly outdoors , in full sun ,after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Germination requires 65F.
  • Keep soil moist  during germination
  • Cover with 1/8 to ¼ inch of fine soil.  When seedlings are 2-3 inches high, thin/transplant to 12-24 inches  apart.  Replant thinned plants.
  • Plant  in sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Do not fertilize. Enriched soil tends to  promote more foliage than flowers.