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Tropaeolum majus ‘Peach Melba’

Nasturtium

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Features

  • BloomsJune to November
  • Height1m to 3m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourYellow red
  • Leaf ColourVerdant green

Description

Tropaeolum majus ‘Peach Melba’ (Nasturtium). Has pale yellow flowers, marked red.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous

Origin

Andes Mountains

Interest and use

Hanging, border, edging, culinary, fragrance

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy to frost tender. This species is hard to transplant, so it is best to sow seeds where you would like your plants to grow. They will prefer moist well-drained soil in full sun or partial-shade. They might need staking.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or tubers in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids and caterpillars of cabbage white butterfly and its relatives may cause problems.

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