What does the word nasturtium mean?

Usage examples for nasturtium

  1. " Dicky always says that when the Jack- in- the- Pulpit stops preaching he jumps on the back of a frog and takes a nasturtium leaf for a shield and hops forth to look for adventures," said Roger, to whom Dicky confided many of his ideas when they were working together in the garden. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  2. The first of these was Soleil d'Or, a large, full, flat flower, varying from gold and orange yellow to reddish gold shaded with nasturtium red. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  3. Guillot, 1897. Nasturtium- red, shaded to crimson and rose. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley