Bloody Mary Nasturtium Seed
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.
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - Sow 1/2-1" deep. Transplant - Sow 3-4 weeks before planting out. Cover seeds as darkness is required for germination.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: Varies. Trellising is useful for climbing/trailing varieties as they will need support to climb.
PLANT SPACING: 8-12". Thin to 3-5 plants in hanging baskets or 10" containers.
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Edible flowers - fully open; Edible leaves - at any time.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, but not especially rich soil. High nitrogen levels promote more foliage than flower production.
USES: Bedding plant. Excellent in containers and hanging baskets. Edible flowers, leaves and seed pods.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tropaeolum spp.
ALTERNATE NAMES: Garden nasturtium, Indian cress
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