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BRUGMANSIA sanguinea

Commonly known as Angels' trumpets

Orange-red trumpets with yellow veins
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Wavy-margined, sometimes toothed leaves to 18cm (7in) long.
  • Orange
    Orange red
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
    Yellow veins
  • Height
    3-10m (10-33ft)
  • Spread
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Open shrub or tree.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
    Use loam-based compost (JI No.3) in full light

BRUGMANSIA sanguinea

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mite, mealybug, whitefly - more usually under glass.
    Place of origin
    Colombia to northern Chile.
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    Flowers 15-25cm (6-10in) long
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Skin & eye irritant
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
    Toxic if eaten
    People and pets, i.e. cats, dogs, rabbits, rodents
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3-10m (10-33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

Useful extras...

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Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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