Nasturtium – Tropaeolum nanum
Nasturtium is a great flower for the beginning gardener. In fact, it does very well with an even with neglect. It can be used on a trellis, in an empty spot of a garden or hanging over in a flowerbox. Best of all, every part of the plant is edible. Known for brilliant colors, so bright that photographing them is difficult.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Yellows, Oranges, Reds
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time: Early - Late Season
Seeds per Packet: 20+
Seeds per Pound: 3,600
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal: No