Indian Cress, also known as Nasturtium, is a vibrant and attractive flowering plant that is sure to brighten up any garden. With its bright and cheerful blooms, this plant is sure to be a conversation starter.
Native to South America, Tropaeolum majus can be found in many places around the world. It is also called the Garden Nasturtium or Monks Cress and is a perennial plant, meaning that it will bloom year after year. Nasturtium can grow up to 8 feet (2.5m) tall and has five funnel-shaped petals that can bloom orange, yellow, and red in color. There are also species that produce cream, pink, and mahogany blooms. Nasturtium's leaves are kidney-shaped and have a slightly rough texture.