canary creeper


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canary creeper

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(Plants) a climbing plant, Tropaeolum peregrinum, similar to the nasturtium but with smaller yellow flowers and lobed leaves
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Noun1.canary creeper - a climber having flowers that are the color of canariescanary creeper - a climber having flowers that are the color of canaries
nasturtium - any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers
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If you have a sunny corner and you want a tropical feel to your patio, invest in the canary creeper (tropaeolum peregrinum), which produces bright yellow flowers with large upper petals that look like a bird's wings.
The canary creeper, tropaeolum peregrinum, can be used in the same way, with its bright yellow flowers and its close relative, commonly known as nasturtium, tropaeolum majus will scramble up anything if given the chance - it will also cascade downwards if your circumstances allow for this.
REMOVE the caper-like seedpods of nasturtiums and canary creeper to promote continuous flowering.
Blackfly are attracted to nasturtiums, caterpillars often attack canary creeper and lilies are prone to lily beetle.
Blackfly are attracted to nasturtiums, caterpillars often attack canary creeper (although my roses have been covered with caterpillars this year), and lilies are prone to lily beetle.
By contrast, the canary creeper Tropaeolum canariense is a piece of cake .
After they have done their stuff many of the spring and early summer flowering shrubs can look a bit uninteresting but not if you let nasturtiums (Tropaeolum major), canary creeper (T.
peregrinum, the Canary creeper, with bright yellow flowers whose outer edges are said to resemble tiny bird's wings.
Blackfly are attracted to nasturtiums, caterpillars often attack canary creeper, and lilies are prone to lily beetle.
Garden pests: Caterpillars often attack canary creeper, and can also cover the roses.; Under attack: In hot, dry summers, pests such as aphids multiply prolifically.
If climbers become bare at the base, use their bare stems to support fast-growing decorative annual climbers such as asarina or canary creeper.
Pictures: GARDEN PICTURE LIBRARY/MARIANNE MAJERUS/CLIVE NICHOLS/GAP/ALAMY/JOHN STURROCK Morning Glory The lush leaves and purple flowers of the vigorous climber Morning Glory look great on an orange wall, especially when contrasted with spiky foliage in the border; Nasturtiums; Canary Creeper; Sweet Pea; Chilean Glory Vine; Cup & Saucer vine; Spanish Flag; Purple Bell Vine