This variety produces semi-double flowers with brilliant colors. A hardy annual, these nasturtiums grow about twelve inches tall and flower throughout the summer. The flowers and leaves are edible and have a spice cress-like flavor. Nasturtium, like marigolds, are often planted as a border around vegetable beds to protect against garden pests. Planted with squash, nasturtium will deter squash bugs. (Annual)
Nasturtiums (Annual) - Direct seed in spring, do not transplant. Cover seed with 1 /4" of soil in well composted garden bed. These hardy plants produce well in hot dry weather. Plant as a border around vegetables to protect them from garden pests. Tucson Planting Information: Plant seeds February 15 through May 30.