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Tropaeolum majus 'Whirlybird Series'(Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series') Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series'(Tropaeolum majus 'Whirlybird Series') Herb in 9cm Pot


Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series' is a trailing annual herb plant and can be an excellent ground cover, Nasturtium produces a plethora of vibrantly coloured flowers which have a slight scent. The flowers of Whirlbird can be orange, cream, yellow, red or mahogany and can be single or semi-double, you will have a mix of the colours we will not be able to select these for you.  Nasturtium will thrive in most soils and sun, although prefers poorer soil, as rich soil will promote leaf growth at the expense of flowers. Some gardens may even see Nasturtium self seeding. Often used in companion planting, Nasturtium will deter cucumber beetle and white fly, but is susceptible to aphid.Nasturtium is traditionally grown as a flowering annual herb for summer bedding gardens, Tropaeolum majus (Nasturtium) is, in fact, a culinary herb known as Indian cress.

Herb Usage

The entire Nasturtium plant above ground can be eaten, with the leaves giving a peppery flavour to salads and the flowers make a colourful addition to salads, cold dishes, and vinegar. The flowers are followed by tiny green, round seed pods, which can be harvested as capers.

Buy Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series' Online

Our potted Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series' herb plants are generally available to buy online from April to September.

Tropaeolum majus 'Whirlybird Series'(Nasturtium 'Whirlybird Series') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Red, orange, yellow
Height 45cm
Spread 90cm
Latin Name Tropaeolum majus 'Whirlybird Series'
Hardiness RHS rating H3 - Half-hardy
Culinary Edible Flowers
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Companion Plant
Type of Garden Herb