SALPIGLOSSIS

H. A. Showy annuals with large tubular blooms somewhat like a petunia, of velvety texture, many with gold veinings and borne in loose sprays on a plant about 2 ft. tall. Give the ordinary half-hardy annual treatment, spacing about 1 ft. apart. Some support may be needed in exposed positions as the light stems are easily damaged by wind. The Emperor strain and Sutton’s Chelsea Hybrids contain a wide colour range. Aurora is a soft chamois pink overlaid gold and Blue and Gold light blue with gold markings.

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