Garden nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus

Garden nasturtium

Common Name : Garden nasturtium, monks cress, Empress of India, Indian cress, common nasturtium Botanical name : Tropaeolum majus Family : Tropaeolaceae Origin / Native : Bolivia, Colombia, Andes,South America Uses : Ornamental and medicinal plant Light Requirement & care : Full Sun, partial shade, moisture rententive, well drained fertile soils Flowering Season : June to First frost Height & Spread : [as climber, as ground cover]up to 10 feet Foliage : Disc shaped with stalk in middle Flowers : bright colour, 2.5 inches wide showy blooms Propagation : Seeds, rhizomes Pesta & diseases : Slugs & caterpillars may eat shoots & foliage

Garden nasturtium

Photographs: Sridher Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, South India, India


Flowers & Plants by Categories