Empress of India Nasturtium (Tropaeolum minor)
This drought-tolerant heirloom promises striking scarlet flowers until the first autumn frost. A short-mounding dwarf variety dating back to the 1800s, the Empress is ideal for container growing. Try its peppery-tasting blooms in summer salads, too!
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 10-14 days
- Bloom time: spring-fall
- Direct sow 1/4” deep in full sun to partial shade after last frost date.
- Space plants 8-14” apart.