AWARD

DATURA suaveolens

Commonly known as Angels' trumpets

White flowers sometimes yellow or pink, scented
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Ovate-oblong to narrowly elliptic, hairless or hairy, entire leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • White
    Sometimes yellow or pink
  • Height
    To 5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2.5-3m (8-10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous shrub or tree.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Full sun

DATURA suaveolens

 
Seeds £7.50 per packet 
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£18.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass. Red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern Brazil
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    Tubular-bell-shaped 30cm (12in) long
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
    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.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Night-scented
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Skin & eye irritant
    (People & Pets)
    Toxic if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5-3m (8-10ft)
 

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