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Brugmansia arborea /Angel's Trumpet

Brugmansia arborea  / Brugmansia arborea
Mature specimen in full flower in summer or fall
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Mature specimen in full flower in summer or fall

Hanging trumpet-shaped flowers

Young plant flowering the first year after planting

One of the many new colors offered in the trade

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Scientific Name: Brugmansia arborea
Common Name: Angel's Trumpet
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Subject to heavy damage with a hard freeze. Mulch plants to protect roots. Many different cultivars. Even plant that do not freeze require some grooming to remove old, straggly non-productive wood in late winter just before new growth begins. Easy to root from cuttings that are about 10" long. Place cuttings in a potting soil or in a bed and keep soil mix moist. Rooting should occur in a couple of weeks.