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botanical name:
Tropaeolum majus 'Double Delight Apricot'
Tropaeolum majus 'Double Delight Apricot' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Nasturtium 'Double Delight Apricot', Indian cress
family:  Tropaeolaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Large semi-double to double apricot-orange flowers. Rounded mid-green leaves. Hardy annual with a spreading bushy habit.

Most well drained soils in sun. Flowers best on poor, fairly dryish soil.

Sow seed in March or April.

Leaves and flowers are edible.
Can be used as short-term ground cover.

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