Painted Tongue

Salpiglossis sinuata | SKU: 0129
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$3.75 to $8.14
  • Annual plants grow to 12-24 inches
  • Velvety, striped flowers grow to 2 inches
  • Blossoms in a wide range of colors

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(Salpiglossis sinuata) Spectacular Chilean relative of the petunia, introduced in 1824. Branching 12-24" stems with 2" striped trumpet-shaped flowers in a wide range of almost metallic colors. Salpiglossis comes from two Greek words meaning trumpet and tongue, referring to the velvet-like blossoms. Annual.

Learn to Grow Painted Tongue

Start Indoors: 10 weeks before planting out

Germination: 7-14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-15' Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Seeds do best when allowed to germinate in darkness. Plant out when danger of frost has passed in late spring. Plants do well in average soil. May require staking.

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