Datura metel /Angel's Trumpets

Datura metel  / Datura metel
Flower of the Double Cone datura
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Scientific Name: Datura metel
Common Name: Angel's Trumpets
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Yellow, Purple, Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Datura, called jimson weed, and all parts of this plant are poisonous. The species is native to the Southwestern USA and generally has white flowers and some have purplish ones. It is easy to grow and can add color to the landscape. Pretty, but posionous. The flowers are fragrant and it is most pronounced in late afternoon or early evening.