Tropaeolum tuberosum 'Ken Aslet' is an amazing climbing nasturtium with glaucous small leaves and thin tubular orange flowers.
Tropaeolum tuberosum 'Ken Aslet' is an amazing climbing nasturtium with small, glaucous leaves and thin tubular orange flowers that glow in the low shafts of sunlight in the autumn - just the time when we crave bright colours. Try to get an annual climber: Cobaea scandens to climb with it for an incredible combo, and front plant it with Verbena bonariensis. A choice climber. Tubers need to be lifted and stored over winter or mounded with protective mulch.
Common Name: Climbing Nasturtium
Family: Tropaeolaceae (The Nasturtium Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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