Nasturtium - Alaska Mixed
The leaves are conspicuously marbled in green and white and in themselves produce a very attractive plant. Add to this vivid multi-coloured blooms, flowering above the foliage, and an unforgettable sight is produced. It flowers from the summer through to frost. Height: 20cm.
Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 20mm deep, in rows 30cm apart. For earlier flowering: Sow seed, 1cm deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm pot, in free-draining, damp seed compost. Place at 20-29C until after germination. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after risk of frost. Before planting into containers, ensure plants are well rooted in their pots. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost. They flower most freely in poor dryish soils and full sun. They flower most freely in full sun and poor dryish soils. Before planting in containers make sure they are well rooted in their pots.