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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
nasturtium Alaska Series
Tropaeolum can be annuals or perennials, bushy, trailing or climbing by twining stems, with simple or palmately lobed leaves and showy funnel-shaped flowers with five long-clawed petals and often a spur
Alaska Series are bushy, spreading annuals to 30cm tall, with rounded leaves speckled and splashed with creamy-white, and single flowers to 6cm wide, in shades of cream, yellow, orange and mahogany-red
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in poor, well-drained soil in full sun, if the soil is too rich foliage will be produced at the expense of flowers
Propagate by stem tip cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by caterpillars, flea beetles and blackfly
May be affected by a virus
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nasturtium Alaska Series
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