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SKU Code: F 295
Characteristics: Annual 60 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 50
Spectacular Chilean relative of the petunia introduced in 1824. Striped trumpet shaped flowers in a wide range of almost metallic colours. Salpiglossis comes from two Greek words meaning trumpet and tongue, referring to the velvet like blooms.
Prefers a rich moist well-drained soil in an open sunny position. Drought and frost tender.
Tropical: Autumn to Spring.
Temperate: Late Summer and Autumn.
Cool climate: Late Summer and Autumn or Late Winter to Early Summer.
Sow: 3mm deep
Sow direct in the growing position or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 20-30cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Flowering: 10 Weeks
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