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Ruiz & Pav.
Salpiglossis sinuata is an annual or short-lived perennial herbaceous plant growing to 60 cm (2 ft) tall, rarely up to 1 m (3 ft) tall. The leaves are 4–10 cm (2–4 in) long, elliptic to lanceolate, with a wavy, lobed or toothed margin.
The flowers have a five-lobed funnel-shaped corolla, up to 7 cm (2.5 in) long and 5.5 cm (2 in) diameter, each lobe with a notched apex, velvety in texture, either violet or orange, and have contrasting darker stripes along each petal.
Cultivation and uses
A number of cultivars have been selected for different flower colours. It is grown in full sunlight.
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