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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
description:
Large semi-double to double apricot-orange flowers. Rounded mid-green leaves. Hardy annual with a spreading bushy habit.

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

propagation:
Sow seed in March or April.

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

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