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botanical name:
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Tropaeolum peregrinum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Canary Creeper
family:  Tropaeolaceae
characteristics: climber
height: 3.50m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Tender herbaceous climber with attractive foliage of deeply divided, round-lobed, bluish-green leaves. Fringed yellow flowers in late summer. They often have red markings at the centres.
May be grown as an annual.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, neutral to acid soil in sun or light part shade. Needs mild temperatures to over-winter. Treated as an annual in cool areas.

propagation:
From seed

usage:
Summer climber in temperate areas, also good for conservatories.
Leaves are edible.

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