The sociable nasturtium

Reed, C.
January 1988
Horticulture;Jan88, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p26
The bold colors, trailing habit, and handsome leaves of the nasturtium grace borders, walls and pot arrangements with equal aplomb. Grown in patches of separate colors, they are fine candidates for sophisticated mixed borders.


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