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Brugmansia

Angel's Trumpet

The showy angel's trumpets, from Central and South America, are subtropical evergreen shrubs in the Solanaceae family with huge pendant trumpet-shaped flowers. They are placed in the genus Brugmansia (as opposed to Datura, which includes the perennial jimson weed).

Long cultivated by South American natives, brugmansias are fast growing plants that need a large space and a large container. Many cultivated species and hybrids grow at high elevations in the Andes, so (like fuchsias) they do not like warm nighttime temperatures.

Brugmansias are among the most colorful and largest flowering plants in our collection, with flowers 6 to 15 inches in length in white, yellow, orange, apricot and pink. They emit a powerful fragrance beginning at dusk with flowers covering the plant in cycles throughout the year.

Outdoors, frost will damage their leaves but the plants will recover from 25F and regrow quickly. Hard pruning to control size and shape is recommended and will bring a flush of new growth and heavy bloom on well-fertilized plants. Shipped in 2¾ inch pots.

To be able to list cultivars alphabetically, we have not listed the species parentage in the plant names. These are listed in the description, if known. The new designation cubensis refers to a combination of all three species, B. aurea, B. suaveolens, and B. versicolor, in the cultivar's breeding.




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Brugmansia Collection Brugmansia Collection
Code: BRG3
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3 different, our choice. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Apricot Brugmansia 'Apricot'
Code: 50365
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Apricot Angel's Trumpet

The typical form of this large flowered species, with sweetly fragrant pendant flowers, aging from white to apricot-peach. Both this and the 'Ecuador Pink' form grow well in warm temperatures and low elevations. Guayaquil Basin, Ecuador. A versicolor cultivar. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Culebra Brugmansia 'Culebra'
Code: 80087
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(Syn.: Methysticodendron amesianum)

A very unusual and rare cultivar of B. aurea with narrow ribbon-like leaves. Flowers are white with narrow spoon-shaped petals. Culebra is an indian name referring to its serpent-like leaves. Used by Columbian shamens for both medicinal and ceremonial purposes. It is slow growing and apparently does not like to be over-watered. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Cypress Gardens Brugmansia 'Cypress Gardens'
Code: 50347
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Huge pendant trumpet-shaped white flowers with upturned edges in abundance. Possibly a suaveolens and versicolor hybrid. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia HerrenHauser Garten Brugmansia 'HerrenHauser Garten'
Code: 50359
Price: $13.95

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Double Orange Angel's Trumpet

Impressive dark orange flowers are 14 inches long, consisting of four corollas fitted one within the other. A rather shy bloomer. A versicolor hybid. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Jamies Monkey Business Brugmansia 'Jamie's Monkey Business'
Code: 90222
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Beautiful fragrant dark orange flowers on large study plant. German hybrid by Ludger Schneider, released in 2006.

 
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Brugmansia Maya Brugmansia 'Maya'
Code: 80175
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(Syn.: Brugmansia 'Sunset')

Beautiful variegated foliage with apricot colored tubular flowers. Light fragrance. Leaves variegated white to gray mainly along edges. Striking addition to the garden. French hybrid. Also known as Brugmansia 'Sunset'. A candida cultivar. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Milk n Honey Brugmansia 'Milk 'n' Honey'
Code: 90176
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Impressive display of beautiful large fragrant white trumpets with green veins and long tips. Flowers turning to a honey color with age. Green, smooth textured foliage. Can grow 10 to 20 feet hight, 4 to 6 feet wide. However, it's best to occasionally prune back heavily to encourage new growth. Angel's Trumpets thrive in full sun to light shade with heavy feeding and moisture. Hybrid of B. 'Ecuador Pink' and B. versicolor 'Peach'. USDA zones 8b - 10. Versicolor cultivar. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Miss Emily Mackenzie Brugmansia 'Miss Emily Mackenzie'
Code: 80173
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Profuse blooms of fantastic dark pink flowers, each up to 20 inches long. Hybrid of 'Pink Beauty' and 'Ecuador Pink' by Bonnie Vaughn. A cubensis cultivar. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Peach Brugmansia 'Peach'
Code: 90179
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Long tube extends past calyx, then bloom flares, peach color petals occasional split. A versicolor cultivar. We obtained it under the unverifiable name of 'Maui Peach'. Solanaceae

 
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Brugmansia Velvet Rose Brugmansia 'Velvet Rose'
Code: 80174
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Beautiful rich pink flowers, up to 12 inches long and 10 inches wide. Leaves are large and dark green. Blooms very heavily with new flushes of flowers every 6 weeks during the growing season. Medium size shrub to 8 feet. Give full sun, regular watering, and consistent feeding. Does fine in heat and humidity. A cubensis hybrid of B. 'Pink Beauty' and B. 'Ecuador Pink'. Solanaceae

 
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