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Painted Tongue

Salpiglossis sinuata

Also known as

Salpiglossis

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

70cm

Max

30cm

40cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Painted Tongue Overview

This is a half-hardy annual, which produces beautiful cut flowers which come in a variety of vivid colours, which will bloom from midsummer until the frost.

Common problems with Painted Tongue

How to propagate Painted Tongue

Seed

Propagation is by seed sown under glass in early spring or in early autumn for winter flowering indoors.

Other uses of Painted Tongue

Border, greenhouse, container, cutting bed