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Commonly known as Canary bird creeper, Flame creeper, Nasturtium
The familiar and edible nasturtium, the unripe seeds of which can be steeped in pickled vinegar and used as a substitute for capers, is developed from the annual climber T. majus.
Genus of 80-90 species of hairless, climbing, trailing or bushy annuals and herbaceous perennials, many with tuberous roots, found mainly in cool, mountainous areas in Central and South America.
T. speciosum has adapted so well to the cool. moist climate of Scotland that it bears the name of the country.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials, and climbers many with tuberous roots. Bushy annuals.
Full sun - some prefer to have their roots in shade and to grow up into the sun
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - caterpillars, flea beetles, black fly, slugs.
Place of origin - Central and South America.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile soil - some vary
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