Canary Creeper (Tropaeolum peregrinum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 4 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Edible Parts: Leaves
Flowers
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds
Needs specific temperature: 70 deg F is optimal
Days to germinate: 10 to 14 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: Soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Courtesy Outsidepride
By vic
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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
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Location: Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, UKDate: 2013-07-09
By kniphofia
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 Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
By Joy
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 31, 2019 Seeds sown
Pack Geoseed from trade unk year
piksihk On January 7, 2019 Seeds sown
pot; no germ 3/19
piksihk On January 23, 2015 Seeds sown
no germination
piksihk On January 22, 2015 Obtained plant
lovesblooms On March 10, 2018 Seeds sown
direct
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Annuals 2017 by islander Oct 26, 2017 2:26 PM 41
Share your seed growing tips by longk May 16, 2017 5:02 PM 4
Seed Starting List for 2016 by Xeramtheum Jan 20, 2016 7:05 AM 2
canary bird vine - tropaeolum peregrinum by piksihk Jun 13, 2017 3:42 PM 220
What seeds are you ordering this year? by luvsgrtdanes Feb 22, 2015 10:07 AM 78
Nectar plants for butterflies and hummingbirds by purpleinopp Jan 19, 2019 4:27 AM 25

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