Orchid Flame Nasturtium
Tropaeolum majus. Fiery red/ yellow when the flowers first open, changing to a deep, dark burgundy when mature. Long lasting bloom time. Blooms change their colour in different temperature and weather conditions. Great for direct seeding landscapes or borders. Height 12’’. Approx. 25 seeds/pkg.
May be started inside 2-3 weeks before transplanting, but is usually direct seeded a week after last frost or once the soil warms up to 18 degrees C. Plant seed 1⁄2 inches deep and keep moist. Space plants 8-12 inches apart in full sun or light shade.
Tolerates poor soil. Do not fertilize.