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Other common names
nasturtium 'Ken Aslet'
Nasturtium 'Ken Haslett' Tropaeolum tuberosum 'Ken Aslet'
Tropaeolum 'Ken Aslet'
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
'Ken Aslet' is a tuberous, climbing herbaceous perennial to 2m, with rounded, 3 to 5-lobed, grey-green leaves and long-spurred, cupped, orange flowers veined with brown within, and with red spurs
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 or North-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Tubers can be dug up and stored in a frost-free place over winter or plant can be grown in a deep container and overwintered indoors
Propagate by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning In early spring, cut the dead growth down to ground level
Pests May be attacked by caterpillars, flea beetles and blackfly
May be affected by a virus
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