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Bloody Mary
Nasturtium Seed

Product ID: 4090

Novel mix of colors.

Dramatic 2" flowers in shades of dark red, coral red, cream, and unique bicolors. This mix is generally compact, but contains both mounding and trailing types. Foliage ranges from dark blue-green to medium-green. 2019 Fleuroselect Novelty winner. Ht. 16–20". Avg. 300 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
Johnny's Recommended Substitute
Victorian-era heirloom.
Victorian-era heirloom.
55 - 65 Days
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 60-65°F (16-18°C).

Direct seed (recommended): Sow 2 weeks before last frost, 8-12" apart, 1/2-1" deep. Cover seed as they require darkness to germinate. Thin when seedlings have the first true leaves. Transplant: Sow 3-4 weeks before the last frost. Plant 2 seeds 1/2-1" deep in individual cells or pots. Cover seeds as they require darkness to germinate. Thin to one plant per cell or pot. Harden off and transplant outside after the danger of frost has passed. Trellising is needed for climbing varieties and they will need assistance to climb.

Sun/Part Shade.

Well-drained, but not especially rich soil. High nitrogen levels promote more foliage than flower production.

8-12". Thin to 3-5 plants in hanging baskets or 10" containers.


Edible flowers: Harvest when the flowers are fully open.Edible leaves: Harvest at any time.

Bedding plant. Excellent in containers and hanging baskets. Edible.

Tropaeolum spp.

Garden nasturtium, Indian cress

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Tropaeolum minus

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

55 - 65 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's flowers may be consumed.

Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers