|Up to 30 cm
|Summer to early autumn
|Site and soil type:
|Well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
|When to sow:
|Late spring to June
|Where to sow:
|Outside, direct into soil. Under cover, into pots.
|Approximately 30 seeds / 3.3 g
Nasturtium Alaska is an easily grown plant with flowers in shades of yellow, red and orange and variegated leaves of green and cream.
A dwarf variety it is excellent for patio tubs, hanging baskets and borders.
The flowers are very popular with bumblebees and both flowers and leaves are edible and can be used in salads.
provides food for the following creatures:
- Green-veined White butterfly 🐛
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.