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botanical name:
Tropaeolum majus 'Salmon Gleam'
Tropaeolum majus 'Salmon Gleam' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Nasturtium 'Salmon Gleam', Indian cress
family:  Tropaeolaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, ground-cover
height: 0.35m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: blue-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, apricot-orange flowers with a reddish pink flush. Quick growing annual of semi-trailing habit with rounded green to bluish-green leaves.

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

Sow seed in March or April.

Leaves and flowers are edible, with a spicy flavour..
Can be used as short-term ground cover.

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