Nasturtium Tropaeolum Whirlybird Tangerine

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One of our favourite whirlybird colours delivering exquisite tangerine orange flowers speckled with deep almost red-orange. The bright semi-double propeller shaped upward facing flowers are held well above the compact foliage for maximum effect.

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Nasturtium Tropaeolum Whirlybird Tangerine

Nasturtium Tropaeolum Whirlybird Tangerine. One of our favourite whirlybird colours delivering exquisite tangerine orange flowers speckled with deep almost red-orange. The bright semi-double propeller shaped upward facing flowers are 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 Tangerine

Days to Germination: 10-14.

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65F.

Planting Depth: 1/8-1/4 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.