Impressive 'Black Velvet' will have the other garden flowers whispering in amazement! These edible beauties add glamorous, ruby-black color to salads and cheese plates, as well as creating eye-catching displays in gardens.

Black Velvet Nasturtium Seeds

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  • Botanical Name: Tropaeolum minus

    Family: Tropaeolaceae

    Native: South America

    Hardiness: Frost-sensitive, tender perennial usually grown as an annual; perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer.

    Plant Dimensions: 10"–12" tall

    Variety Information: 2"–2½"ruby-black blooms.

    Exposure: Full sun to part shade

    Bloom Period: Late spring to frost

    Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower, Rabbit Resistant

  • When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 55°–65°F.

    When to Start Inside: Not recommended. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots sensitive to transplant disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground.

    Days to Emerge: 7–14 days

    Seed Depth: ½"–1"

    Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8" – 12"

    Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 8" – 12"