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NASTURTIUM Tom Thumb Black Velvet

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Tropaeolum minus

Family: Tropaeolaceae

Characteristics: Compact annual 1 m

Seeds per packet: 12

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This compact non-trailing nasturtium has deep-red flowers that have a velvety texture and look almost black in low light. They appear in great profusion over a prolonged period and the best display is produced when they are grown in full sun. Nasturtiums make excellent bedding plants and are also good for growing in rockeries, troughs, tubs or large hanging baskets. All parts of the plant are edible, use to brighten up salads or use in stir fries, flowers have a peppery taste.

Adaptable to most and conditions, prefers well-drained moist soil but also tolerates nutritionally poor soil.


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