Bloody Mary Nasturtium Seed

Product ID:4090.364090

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Tropaeolum minus

Days To Maturity

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.

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55 - 65 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

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.
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Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers

Bloody Mary Nasturtium Seed

Product ID:4090.364090

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.

Specs:

  • Plant Height: 16–20"
  • Packet: 50 seeds
  • Avg. 300 seeds/oz

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Tropaeolum minus

Days To Maturity

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.

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55 - 65 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

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.
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Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 60-65°F (16-18°C)

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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