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Commonly known as Angels' trumpets
HIGHLY TOXIC. Toxicity varies with the seasons.
Linnaeus classified these plants with Datura. They were transferred to Brugmansia in 1805 and during the next 168 years they went back and forth in lists. In 1973 they were placed by TE Lockwood definitively as Brugmansia where they have remained.
All species are extinct in the wild, though because of their popularity in cultivation they exist widely as introductions.
EvergreenShrubs and trees. Leaves are often toothed or lobed.
Will grow outside in milder locationsThis could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.Loam based compost for greenhouse - plenty of light
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their large, usually scented, solitary tubular or trumpet-shaped flowers.Pests & DiseasesRed spider mite, mealybug, whitefly - more usually under glassPlace of originSouthern USA to South America.
Garden Location/ConditionsGreenhouse / conservatoryNot the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winterPatio / pot plants
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Toxic - Category B - CAUTIONSkin & eye irritant(People & Pets)Toxic if eaten(People & Pets)
Buy Varieties of DATURA
trumpet-shaped white flowers, scented
orange-red trumpets with yellow veins
white flowers sometimes yellow or pink, scented
white fading to pink