Flower NameGarden nasturtium
Formal NameTropaeolum majus
Alias金蓮花, garden nasturtium, Indian cress
Garden nasturtium (scientific name: Tropaeolum majus) and is a native to South America, is a non-hardy vine perennial of Nouzenharen family nasturtium genus (Spring sown annual). 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 (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.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
ColorRed, Orange, Yellow
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 7