(Tropaeolum majus) Annual. Sow where plants are to grow.
This vibrant cherry-pink nasturtium with large, double, rose-like blooms is a serious show stopper! Like candy for the eyes, the Cherry Rose Jewel nasturtium delivers high-voltage color that makes it a perfect statement flower in the garden bed, borders, containers or on the plate. A perfectly piquant and peppery edible flower, you can also eat the leaves and the immature seeds! Amazing in pesto, pasta and salads. It is not only delicious, but loaded with vitamin A, Calcium and other minerals! A small percentage of plants may produce other colored flowers.
Shocking color that is quite unique to nasturtiums! Behold a bewitching color transformation as these bold burgundy-purple blooms evolve into a vintage dusty lavender-rose hue throughout the season. This semi-trailing type makes compact vines reaching 18-24 inches long. Tumbling vines of rose and wine-colored blooms make Purple Emperor the most incredible edible ornamental. Blooms and leaves are peppery and add kick to recipes while the green seed pods can be pickled into imitation capers.