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Mounding Nasturtiums

Cup of Sun

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Mounding Nasturtiums

Cup of Sun

(Tropaeolum majus)
Cup of Sun grows easily and quickly so plants are soon covered with cheerful flowers in the sunshine colors of bri...
(Tropaeolum majus)
Cup of Sun grows easily and quickly so plants are soon covered with cheerful flowers in the sunshine colors of bright lemon-yellow, gold touched with toasty orange and a pastel yellow that fades to soft cream. Masses of these perky blossoms shine above the foliage, providing long-lasting garden cheer, while the waterlily-shaped leaves drape gracefully to soften garden edges. Plant these sunny flowers to light up your garden beds, borders or patio containers all season.    
Seed Count: 30 - 35 / Weight: 4 gms
$ 2.99

ANNUAL

Spring/Summer/Fall bloom

Frost tender

 

EASY TO START OUTDOORS

Sow seeds in spring once all danger of frost is over in full sun (or part shade in hot climates). Nasturtiums need no added fertilizer in most soils. Poke seeds into well-worked soil about 1 inch deep and 3 to 4 inches apart. Press soil firmly over the seeds and keep moist. When seedlings are large enough to handle, thin to 10 inches apart as mounding plants need ample room to grow.

 

TO START EARLY INDOORS

Sow 2 seeds each in individual 4-inch pots of well-drained seed starting mix 3 weeks before last expected frost date. Cover 1 inch deep. Provide a strong light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves, pinch out the weaker seedling, leaving 1 per pot. When weather is evenly in the 50°F (10°C) range, gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions. Transplant seedlings into the garden 10 inches apart in full sun.

 

GROWING NOTES

These mounding nasturtiums are reliable and easy to tuck into any well-drained spot. They are a perfect disguise to cover fading bulb foliage in late spring. Their softly draping leaves and sunny flowers will quickly fill garden beds or containers. In mild winter climates, sow seeds again by mid-June for late summer blooms. Leaves and flowers are tasty additions to salads and sandwiches.

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Space Seeds

Days to Germinate

Mature Height

April - June
March - July
Full sun or
partial shade
3 - 4 inches apart
1 inch deep
10 - 12 days
10 inches

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Space Seeds

Days to Germinate

Mature Height

April - June
March - July
Full sun or
partial shade
3 - 4 inches apart
1 inch deep
10 - 12 days
10 inches

Cold Winters

April - June

Mild Winters

March - July

Sun/Shade

Full sun or
partial shade

Space Seeds

3 - 4 inches apart
1 inch deep

Days to Germinate

10 - 12 days

Mature Height

10 inches

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