Nasturtium 'Dwarf Compact Mixed'
A reliable plant that is sure to always perform, nasturtium 'Dwarf Compact Mixed' is the definition of versatile.
One of the most foolproof and versatile of all summer flowering annuals. They produce an abundance of colourful blooms all held proudly above a blanket of foliage. Useful for bedding and border work of any description and in particular for carpeting dry, sunny banks, as they will thrive in soils where few other plants will even live. Flowers summer to frosts.
Not only is it versatile when growing, nastutium leaves and flowers are also edible and posess a peppery taste, ideal for adding to a salad while the seeds can be used like capers.
Plant Type: Annual
Hardiness: H3: Half Hardy - Mild Winter (-5C to 1C)
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): H 30cm x W 35cm (at maturity)
Pot Size: Seeds
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Mixed
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: Yes
RHS Plants for Pollinators: Yes
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Soil Type: Any Garden Soil
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Planting Style: Patio Containers, Courtyard Garden, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden, Cottage Garden, Exotic Garden
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): June - September
Sowing / Planting (from - to): March - May
Typically Available (from - to): January - December
Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 20mm ( 3/4in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
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