Nasturtium is one of the most recognizable flowering plants, belonging to the (Tropaeolum) genus and the (Tropaeolaceae) family. The flowers are intensely bright in color with a five petal flower head and rounded shield-like leaves. Nasturtium plants are easy to grow and versatile in their uses, from keeping garden pests away, medicinal uses and a unique food staple. These herbaceous flowering plants belong to a genus of roughly eighty species of annual and perennial plants. The photos below are of an annual variety.
A bright orange nasturtium flower growing in the flower garden.
One orange and one yellow nasturtium flower.
A single yellow nasturtium flower.
A yellow and orange nasturtium perennial flower.
A single yellow nasturtium bloom.
A yellow and orange nasturtium flower with raindrops on its petals.