Painted Tongue Flower- Black Trumpets

Salpiglossis sinuata Open Pollinated

  • Annual 50cm
  • Velvety near-black flowers
  • Suited to containers

Standard seed packet, 300 seeds

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'Painted Tongue Flower- Black Trumpets' seeds

Salpiglossis sinuata

  • Annual 50cm
  • Velvety near-black flowers
  • Suited to containers

Annual growing to 50cm. Compact bushy plants with strong stems and long, narrow dark green leaves. Flowers prolifically in summer. Large trumpet-shaped flowers in velvety deep burgundy to black, sometimes slightly veined with gold. Suited to containers and borders or as a cut flower. Also known as 'Paisley Flower'.

Seeds per gram: 4000
Product code: H8-04

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 7-21 days @ 21-24°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 50cm
Position Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: Germinates best at temperatures above 22 degrees. Deadhead regularly to encourage repeat flowering.


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