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botanical name:
Tropaeolum majus 'Strawberry Ice'
Tropaeolum majus 'Strawberry Ice' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Nasturtium 'Strawberry Ice', Indian cress
family:  Tropaeolaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, ground-cover
height: 0.25m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
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 5-pettaled, yellow flowers with bold red markings near the centres. Compact bushy annual with rounded 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.
Can be used as short-term ground cover.

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