Bolivian Nasturtium (Tropaeolum tricolor)

Botanical names:
Tropaeolum tricolor Accepted
Tropaeolum tricolorum Synonym

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Plant Habit: Vine
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6-10 feet (2-3 m)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Multi-Color: red, yellow, and black
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Tuber
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Location: Caleu, Chile (Central Zone)
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: Nov. 7, 2015Chilean tropaeolums do not form a seed-pod, but produce their see
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Location: Caleu, Chile (Central Zone)
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Location: Caleu, Chile (Central Zone)Over the crowded Tropaeolum tricolor you can distinguish another
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Location: Caleu, Chile (Central Zone)Is it too notorious that I love our native Tropaeolums?
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Location: Laguna de Aculeo, ChileDate: SpringUnripe seeds.  This is not a proper seed-pod - the seeds develop
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Comments:
Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Oct 23, 2016 10:50 AM

Is this plant edible like other nasturtiums?

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Did any germinate? by lovesblooms Oct 28, 2016 4:42 PM 2
Current bulb action by purpleinopp Oct 21, 2018 9:30 AM 123
Tropaeolum tricolor (tricolorum) by Mutisia Nov 7, 2015 7:24 PM 26
Mandevilla by tarev Apr 19, 2017 5:30 PM 61
canary bird vine - tropaeolum peregrinum by piksihk Jun 13, 2017 3:42 PM 220

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