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Tropaeolum majus 'Empress of India' (Nasturtium, Indian Cress)

Type: Cultivar | Edit History      Plant ID - 9001147



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Geraniales
Family: Tropaeolaceae
Genus: Tropaeolum
Species: Tropaeolum majus
Cultivar: Empress of India
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Bedding
  • Fragrant
  • Ground Cover
  • Herb
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Edging
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Cottage Garden
  • Flower Arranging/Drying
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Tolerant of Most Types
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Red
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
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