Garden nasturtium

Tropaeolum majus

  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Garden nasturtium
  • Flower name
    Garden nasturtium
  • Scientific name
    Tropaeolum majus
  • Aliasノウゼンハレン, 金蓮花, ガーデンナスタチウム, garden nasturtium, Indian cress, ナスタチウム
  • Place of originSouth America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Language of flowersVictory, overcoming difficulties, patriotism

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.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Tropaeolaceae
  • Genus
    Tropaeolum
  • Species
    T. majus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Shield-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typenon-hardy vine perennial grass
  • Flower colorsRed Yellow cream Orange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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