About Salpiglossis Royale Mix
The variety “Royale” has a stunning combination colors on their trumpet flowers. The veins are often contrasting colors creating a truly exotic wonder. The throats of these flowers are veined in yellow; the flower cups are red, yellow, orange, rose, purple, or mustard. Miss Lippencotts garden catalog from 1896 describes them as such: "The metallic gloss and distinct veining of the petals present almost the appearance of jeweled enamel."
Salpiglossis Royale Mix
Planting and Growing Salpiglossis
Make sure your Salpiglossis “harden off” to cool nights and windy conditions before planting. This requires leaving them outside in a protected area for a few days otherwise, they may wilt after planting. Choose an area that is sunny. Prepare your planting hole by turning the soil at least a shovel size deep and wide and be sure the hole is filled with plenty of organic matter for best results. Remove your plant from its pack and gently loosen the root ball. Plant deep enough to cover the top of the root ball. Press down firmly on the soil and then water it in. Consider fertilizing once or twice a season. You can mulch if you like but not too close to the plant to avoid rot.