Angel’s Trumpet

Common name(s): Angel’s Trumpet

Scientific name: Brugmansia x candida

Plant family: SOLANACEAE (Nightshade family)

Origin: South America

Description: Semi-woody shrub or small tree that gets up to 3 – 8 feet high and 2 – 4 feet wide. Many branched single trunk. Trumpet-shaped flowers which can be white, cream, yellow, pale orange and pale pink. The corolla body is slightly re-curved to 5 main points. Peaks in true species are always curved outwards and short. 

Growing Conditions: Grown in rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Full sun to light shade. Needs regular fertilization during the growing season. Water well and often. Withstands moderate to warm temperatures. Hardness zones: 9 – 11


Relation to Nehrling Gardens:

Location in Gardens: F4

Additional Information: Emits strong fragrances in the evenings. Perfect for beds and borders. Mediterranean gardens or containers. Do not ingest any part of this plant. When pruning, it is recommended to use gloves and avoid touching your face. 

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