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A picture of a Tropaeolum azureum

Tropaeolum azureum

Tropaeolum azureum

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

90cm

70cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Tropaeolum azureum Overview

This is a rare perennial climber which will grow about 1m and has pale or mid-green, lance-shaped leaflets. In late spring, pale blue flowers with creamy or yellow centres are borne.

Common problems with Tropaeolum azureum

How to propagate Tropaeolum azureum

Cuttings

You can propagate by seeds, tubers or basal stem cuttings in the spring.

Seed

Tubers

Other uses of Tropaeolum azureum

Grown for their brightly coloured flowers. window boxes, bedding, edging, covering & banks. Suitable for coastal conditions. Some species are edible.