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Superbissima Blend Salpiglossis Seeds

Superbissima Blend Salpiglossis Seeds

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~0.3 g (~960 seeds)
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Salpiglossis, also called 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. Performs best in cool weather. Excellent cut flowers.

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  • Variety Info
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Variety Info

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Chile

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall

Variety Info: 2"–2 ½" flowers in colors of red, scarlet, blue, yellow, white, and chocolate with contrasting veins.

Attributes: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in late summer or fall for cool–season blooms.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 12–30 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

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