Nasturtium – Day & Night
Tropaeolum majus

Zone: 3-10
Height: 12-18"
Description:

General: The plants will bloom profusely, during the summer months, and will later wilt with the first killing frost. Seeds can drop to the bare ground beneath, establishing new plant life the following spring. The seeds can also be collected from the dried flower heads at the end of the season. The beautiful, contrasting colors of yellow and burgundy will attract all sorts of beneficial insects to the garden. These insects include butterflies, bumblebees, honeybees & hummingbirds.

Culinary Uses: The flowers, seeds, leaves and even the stems, of your Night and Day Nasturtium plants are edible. Use early seeds as a substitute for capers, or add the leaves and flowers to salads. These delicious plants are enjoyed through the summer months, with their peppery flavors. Nasturtium flowers are also used in butters, soups and gumbo's as well.

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