Jewel Mix Nasturtium | Tropaeolum majus | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom This bush habit nasturtium variety is the non-trailing type and extremely vigorous. that holds its blooms well above the attractive foliage. Blooms come in a variety of colors including yellow, red, orange, mahogany, and rose. Flowers and leaves are edible. Nasturtium attracts beneficial insects while aromatic foliage can deter pests. Widely used as a companion plant! Plant height reaches 16″. Often used in xeriscaping. Variety has mounding growth habit. Companion plants: Pumpkin, Corn, Raspberry, Tomato, Squash, Marigold, Pepper, Eggplant, Cucumber, Sage. Far from: Fennel. Planting tip: Sow seed indoors 2-4 weeks before last frost. Nasturtiums thrive in poor to average, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Harvesting tip: Harvest when the flowers are fully open. Leaves are also edible.