AWARD

BRUGMANSIA arborea

Commonly known as Angels' trumpets

Trumpet-shaped white flowers, scented
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Elliptic-oblong to ovate, entire or coarsely toothed leaves 15-30cm (6-12in) long
  • White
  • Height
    2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread
    1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Open shrub or tree. Produces flowers with 5, usually reflexed, pointed lobes.
  • 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 arborea

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass. Red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs.
    Place of origin
    Ecuador to northern Chile (Andes)
  • Flower Shape
    Trumpet
    To 15cm (6in) 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.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • 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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2-4m (6½-13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
 

Useful extras...

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