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Brugmansia suaveolens (Angel Trumpet)

Brugmansia suaveolens

Botanical Name:    Brugmansia suaveolens (Datura suaveolens)

Common Name(s):    Angel Trumpet

Family:    Solanaceae

Genus:    Brugmansia

Species:    Suaveolens

Plant Type:    Shrub

Height:    8-10 ft.(2.4-3 m)

Spread:    6-8 ft.(1.8-2.4 m)

Bloom Time:    Spring, Summer, Fall

Bloom Color(s):    Pink, White, yellow

Leaves:    Blue-Green, Evergreen

Range:    Cental and South America


Brugmansia suaveolens (angel trumpet or angel's trumpet) an evergreen semi-woody shrub or small tree that grows to 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) tall by 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m) wide. It is native to Cental and South America. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical gardens throughout the world. The blue-green leaves are Ovate to oblong, about 25 cm (10 in) long by 15 cm (6 in) wide. The flowers are pink, white, yellow, orange, trumpet-shaped, 24–32 cm (9–13 in) long. The preference is full sun, and organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils.

How to Grow

Sun:    Full Sun to Part Shade

Water:    Medium

Soil:    Organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils

Propagation:    Cuttings, Seeds