Garden nasturtium

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    Garden nasturtium @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Garden nasturtium @ New York Lamp & Flower Museum
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    Garden nasturtium @ New York Lamp & Flower Museum
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    Garden nasturtium @ New York Lamp & Flower Museum
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    Garden nasturtium @ Plaza Motokaga

Basic information

Flower Name
Garden nasturtium
Formal Name
Tropaeolum majus
Alias
garden nasturtium, Indian cress
Habitat
South America
Morph
non-hardy vine perennial grass

Comment

What is Garden nasturtium

Garden nasturtium (scientific name: Tropaeolum majus) is a non-hardy vine perennial of family Tropaeolaceae native to South America. Yellow flowers bloom for a long period from spring to autumn. There are single - blooming, half - double - blooming and double - blooming in the way of bloom. Also, there are many types, such as presence / absence of distance, dwarfness / vinegarity, plaques on leaves, premature seeds. Japanese name, leaves lotus (lotus, scientific name: Nelumbo nucifera) is similar to the leaves, due to the fact that flowers are shining gold. It is characterized by the white leaf vein spreading from all over the leaves from all sides. Flowers, leaves, buds, young fruits are edible for salads, soups, desserts etc.

Generic name: Garden nasturtium, Scientific name: Tropaeolum majus, alias: Nasturtium, garden nasturtium, Habitat: Highlands, such as the Andes, origin: South America, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, plant height: 20 - 100 cm, leaf shape: round - shield-shaped, petiole: long, Phyllotaxis: and alternate, left and right symmetry flower, petal number: 5, the number of stamens: 8, ovary: 3, flower color: yellow, orange, red, flowering time: 3 to November, flower size: 5- 7 cm, fruit type: minute results.

Detailed information

Order
Brassicales
Family
Tropaeolaceae
Genus
Tropaeolum
Species
T. majus
Flower language
Victory, overcoming difficulties, patriotism (Apr 06, May 11, Sep 06)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Peltate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Orange, Yellow
Season
MarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 7

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