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pretty flowers...funny name

Posted by deep___roots ca9/sunset15 (My Page) on
Fri, May 27, 11 at 11:24

Salipglopsis, the stained glass flower. Will reseed and come back for several years in the pots on my deck. No complaints from me.
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Yes they are very colorful, especially when in a mass planting. The common name of "painted tongue" is often used. Al


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I think the title of this post is the perfect description, they certainly are very pretty flowers with a funny name. Painted tongue is much easier to remember, I think I might have to get some.


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Yes, they're lovely. Salpiglossis are petunia relatives, so be vigilant for little green cabbage loopers, er ah, petunia loopers. . . .Salpiglossis loopers???


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  • Posted by jenn 9/19 (My Page) on
    Sat, May 28, 11 at 10:44

Oooooooooh very pretty! Must add those to my list for fall planting...


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