Salpiglossus sinuata ‘Painted Tongue Royale Mix’ seeds -(


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These old fashioned beauties are such a lovely annual plants, which have shot velvet color patterns in the throats. The velvety softness of the petals in these 8cm tubular treasures, creates a depth in the color patterning. The plants make an excellent plant for the garden and they also can be cut making a very unusual cut flower. Colors range from red, violet, yellow and chocolate, to bicolor forms in purples, orange, and blues. This plant likes warmth and well drained soil , with cool nights. It comes from the Andes.

Sowing advice
Sow indoors about 4 weeks before the last frost. Keep at about 20 deg C.
These seeds are very small , so it is best to sow them on the surface of moist seed raising mix in pots or trays and then press the seeds down a little to firm. Cover very lightly with mix, and then put a piece of black or brown paper over the tray /pot as the seeds need darkness to germinate. Germination takes about 7-21 days. Plant them outside when the soil warms up after the last frost.

Additional information



Common Name

Painted Tongue



Maximum Height

approx 45 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30