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Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series (Painted tongue 'Carnival' F2 Mix)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2ft
Max height
1ft
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series

Other names

Painted tongue 'Carnival' F2 Mix

Genus

Salpiglossis Salpiglossis

Variety or Cultivar

Carnival Series _ Carnival Series are upright, bushy annuals with sticky, hairy leaves and in summer, bears veined, funnel-shaped flowers in orange, red, yellow and blue, many with veining.


Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Upright

Flower

Blue, Yellow, Red, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Grey mould , Leaf spot , Root rot Grey mould , Leaf spot , Root rot

General care

Propagation

Sow seed in situ in spring in very mild areas.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series (Painted tongue 'Carnival' F2 Mix) will reach a height of 2ft and a spread of 1ft after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Indoor unheated (H2)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series

Other names

Painted tongue 'Carnival' F2 Mix

Genus

Salpiglossis Salpiglossis

Variety or Cultivar

Carnival Series _ Carnival Series are upright, bushy annuals with sticky, hairy leaves and in summer, bears veined, funnel-shaped flowers in orange, red, yellow and blue, many with veining.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

Blue, Yellow, Red, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free

Specific diseases

Grey mould , Leaf spot , Root rot

General care

Propagation

Sow seed in situ in spring in very mild areas.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Salpiglossis sinuata Carnival Series (Painted tongue 'Carnival' F2 Mix) will reach a height of 2ft and a spread of 1ft after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Indoor unheated (H2)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2

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