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Genus of 68 annual and perennial herbaceous species, with some semi-evergreen. Grown for their tubular pink flowers, sometimes bicoloured, this genus is established from Southern Africa and commonly called twinspur after their double, downward pointing spurs on the back of their flowers. This genus is popular and many hybrids and cultivars have been developed for bedding plants in gardens.
Common problems with Twinspur
How to propagate Twinspur
You can propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring, by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Seeds in the autumn.
Other uses of Twinspur
Grown for their tubular, pink flowers. Is suitable for banks and borders.