Tropaeolum minus ‘Whirlybird Tangerine’

Description

Upward-facing semi-double orange blooms are held over compact, luxurious mounding foliage.  The big, 2½” propeller-like flower appear profusely from June to October, making a showy addition to beds or containers all summer.  The edible flowers and leaves have a distinct, peppery taste – wonderful when chopped in a cream cheese spread or added whole to dress up a salad. Grows 9-12” tall.  Full sun or part shade in hotter climates.

Description

Upward-facing semi-double orange blooms are held over compact, luxurious mounding foliage.  The big, 2½” propeller-like flower appear profusely from June to October, making a showy addition to beds or containers all summer.  The edible flowers and leaves have a distinct, peppery taste – wonderful when chopped in a cream cheese spread or added whole to dress up a salad. Grows 9-12” tall.  Full sun or part shade in hotter climates.