Nasturtium - Strawberries And Cream
A showy variety with light yellow semi-double flowers, boldly blotched scarlet in a delightful combination. Suitable for bedding, edging and flowering freely in most soils, particularly in poor dry ones. Also makes a very showy summer flowering pot plant for the cold greenhouse, conservatory or cool, well lit windowsill. Height 23-30cm (9-12in).
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 (12in) apart.
For earlier flowering: Sow seed, 1cm deep, 3 seeds per 7.5cm (3in) pot, in free-draining, damp seed compost. Place at 20-29C (68-86F) 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.