The Nasturtium 'Jewel Mix' lives up to its name, producing bright, beautiful 'jewels' that contrast with lovely green, rounded leaves. A stunning bloomer in your garden, Nasturtiums also make wonderful potted or hanging container plants, as they have a trailing habit that will drape like a colorful natural curtain. Also a great border plant, try planting the 'Jewel Mix' with the 'Alaska Mix' Nasturtium, which also has colorful flowers and marbled, variegated leaves.When grown en masse and closely together the Nasturtiums will create a lovely creeping carpet for your flower bed.
As delicious and useful in the culinary sense as their ornamental value, Nasturtiums leaves and flowers are delicious additions to your favorite recipe. For a zingy, peppery kick, add them to salads, pastas, breads, stews or butter, and you can adorn your dish with the flowers for an all natural splash of color.
Easy and quick to grow, the Jewel Mix Nasturtium is a hardy little annual, and is easy to maintain and add color and contrast to your garden or patio. Given plenty of sunshine, these pretty plants will also grow well indoors!
Characteristics: 'Jewel Mix' has bright flowers among lovely green leaves. Weather hardy and attractive to bees and butterflies, Nasturtiums make a delightful addition to porches and patios.
Light: Give your nasturtiums tons of light to encourage maximum blooming.
Water: Average watering needs; water when dry to the touch but avoid overwatering.
Soil: Nasturtiums will thrive in well-draining soil of average quality.
Use: 'Jewel Mix' look fantastic in hanging containers or as a border in your garden.