Black Velvet Nasturtium


Botanical Interests Packet

Impressive 'Black Velvet' will have the other garden flowers whispering in amazement! These edible beauties add glamorous, reddish-black color to salads and other culinary creations, or make eye-catching displays in gardens when grown with light-colored blooms. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Attracts pollinators. Rabbit and deer deterrent.

Approximate Seeds per Pkt: 20

Botanical Name: Tropaeolum minus

Family: Tropaeolaceae

Native: South America

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive, tender perennial usually grown as an annual; perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer.

Plant Dimensions: 10"–12" tall

Variety Information: 2"–2½"ruby-black blooms.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Late spring to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Rabbit Resistant

MFG Part Number: 1328