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Painted Tongue, Velvet Trumpet Flower
Scientific Name: Salpiglossis sinuata Ruiz & Pavón
Family: Solanaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South America (Peru, Argentina)

Growth Habits: Annual, 2 to 3 feet tall (60-90 cm), 12 inches in spread (30 cm); sticky stems; sticky leaves, up to 4 inches long (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, in rich well drained soil

Propagation: Seeds

Plant 8 to 12 inches apart (20-30 cm).

Blooming Habits:
Petunia shaped flowers with unusual colors, 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter (5-6.2 cm). Good cutting flowers. Deadhead to extend the blooming period.

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