Crimson red flowers 5-7.5 cm (2-3") across and low growth habit make this a great border plant.
This wonderful nasturtium has brilliant crimson red flowers 5-7.5 cm (2-3") across. With its low growth habit of only 30-40 cm (12-16"), Empress of India makes a great border plant. The flowers are a sure fire hummingbird magnet.
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How To Grow
6 seed/gram. As nasturtiums resent transplanting, directly sow seed into well drained soil in late May 2.5 cm (1") deep and 5 cm (2") apart, thinning seedlings to 20 cm (8") apart. Seed generally germinates within 12 days. Full sun is preferred. Partial shade is recommended in hot summer areas. Blooms have a peppery taste and are quite popular as a salad garnish. We recommend removing spent flowers to help lengthen the blooming period.
Blooming Season Begins
Days to Emergence
10 to 14
Medium %2830 to 45 cm%29%2812 to 18%22%29
Killed by Frost
Degree of Difficulty
Planters, containers and window boxes
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