Painted Tongue (Salpiglossis sinuata)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 6-10 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Purple
Red
Russet
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Needs specific temperature: 65-70F
Days to germinate: 10-14
Depth to plant seed: surface sow or barely cover
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-06-09
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: Bronx NYDate: July 15, 2015
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Date: 2017-06-19
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-05-24
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: western OregonDate: summer 2012
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Wild growing Salpiglossis.
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-06-20
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-07-04
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Location: NE WashingtonDate: August 2011
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Location: NE WashingtonDate: August 2011
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Location: NE WashingtonDate: August 28, 2011Another shade of Salpiglossis sinuata
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2006-06-17
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2005-07-20
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Location: Farellones ski centre (Santiago, Chile)Wild growing Salpiglossis sinuata - there are many colours in the
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Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Feb 16, 2016 10:58 PM

When trying to grow this plant from seed under grow lights, I have found the seedlings to be extremely susceptible to fungus gnats. For two years I have lost 75% of my seedlings due to the larvae. A soil drench for the larvae and yellow sticky traps for the adults are a must!

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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 13, 2018 Seeds germinated
4 cells
MrsBinWY On March 10, 2018 Seeds sown
6 pack w/4 seeds each @ warm room temp; F3 of 'Casino Mix' from 2015G
KelliW On March 12, 2019 Seeds sown
sown indoors
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Seeds collected 2018 by piksihk Sep 24, 2018 8:44 PM 16
Can someone help me figure out what this plant is? by Jklayko Jun 9, 2017 2:14 AM 2
fuschia/ annual flower by gardenladybj Feb 28, 2017 11:41 AM 4
What do you grow from seed? by DomehomeDee Nov 24, 2016 10:03 PM 28
Yin-Yang garden by authorofdarkness Jun 30, 2016 7:44 PM 8
White Salpiglossis sp. by poisondartfrog Feb 15, 2016 12:31 PM 14
Who is saving seeds this fall? by mom2goldens Oct 21, 2014 12:53 PM 100
New for you in 2014 by CarolineScott Jul 15, 2015 7:09 PM 44
Anyone grow Lisianthus? by Paul2032 May 19, 2018 9:58 AM 37
Direct sowed larkspur by ge1836 Apr 8, 2013 6:47 PM 33

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