Painted Tongue Flower, 1824 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Painted Tongue Flower, 1824 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange -  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. (Salpiglossis sinuata)

Characteristics:

Annual plants grow to 12-24 inches

Velvety, striped flowers grow to 2 inches

Blossoms in a wide range of colors

250 Seeds

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

Sow 10-12 Weeks before the last frost

Plant 12-15" Apart

Germination 7-14 days

Full Sun to Partial Sun

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