Salpiglossis Superbissima Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Salpiglossis Superbissima Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Salpiglossis sinuata

Item #1306

Annual. Salpiglossis or Painted Tongue has velvety flowers with metallic coloration and veination that has to be seen to be believed! A gardener in the early 1900s described them as having “bewildering combinations”. Flowers beckon admirers to take a closer look and are irresistible to butterflies. They make excellent cut flowers.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms summer

2’ - 3’ tall

Days to Emerge:
12 - 30 Days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
12”

Thinning:
When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Seed requires darkness to germinate. Press seed into soil surface and cover with something opaque and removable to completely exclude light. When seedlings emerge, remove cover.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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