Painted Tongue Seeds - Superbissima Mix

Painted Tongue Seeds - Superbissima Mix

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09
1/4 Pound $60.89 ($15.22/ounce) 34% Savings
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  • If planted correctly, you'll see two flushes of spectacular color
  • Heirloom annual with a mix of colored blooms
  • Tall pollinator attractor with summer blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Mixed
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Painted Tongue Seeds - Superbissima Mix

Salpiglossis sinuata

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Trumpet
Also known as Scalloped Tube Tongue, Velvet Trumpet Flower, Palito Amargo, Panza De Burro

Painted Tongue lives up to its name! With a mix that includes red, yellow, and pink, the trumpet flowers each feature a painted tongue of yellow. An annual that grows up to 36 inches, it's excellent for edging and borders.

Planting Information

Planting Painted Tongue Seeds - Superbissima Mix

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Dark
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 9 to 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Painted Tongue Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 875 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 124,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 496,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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