• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Tropaeolum majus 'Hermine Grashoff' (d)

Nasturtium 'Hermine Grashoff'

Nasturtium 'Hermine Grashoff'

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  • Other common names Nasturtium 'Hermine Grashoff'

  • Synonyms Nasturtium 'Hermine Grashoff'

  • Genus 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

  • Family Tropaeolaceae / Tropaeolaceae

  • Species 'Hermine Grashoff' is a trailing perennial to 20cm in height, with rounded or kidney-shaped leaves and double orange-scarlet flowers 6cm across

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Trailing

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation 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

Propagation Propagate by stem tip cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests May be attacked by caterpillars, flea beetles and blackfly

Diseases May be affected by a virus

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