On a dark and chilly Yukon morning, I'm inspired by thoughts of summer blooms.
Click on the image to see this lovely nasturtium in full detail. This bloom is a bit different from the traditional yellow, orange and red variety. It is from the whirlybird series that do not have the usual spur. They come in delicious colours ranging from creamy buttermilk to peach in semi-double flowers. Whirlybird blossoms hold themselves high above thick green foilage. An added bonus is that the young leaves and blossom petals provide a delightful summer salad garnish, offering a very peppery taste.
Here are a couple of sources for the seeds:
You might also check out Vesey's for a really interesting color combination called Strawberry Cream.