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Salpiglossis sinuata is an annual or short-lived perennial herbaceous plant growing to 60 cm (2.0 ft) tall, rarely up to 1 m (3.3 ft) tall. The leaves are 4–10 cm (1.6–3.9 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 (2.8 in) long and 5.5 cm (2.2 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.
- "The Plant List: A Working List of All plant Species".
- "Salpiglossis sinuata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
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