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Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpet
Brugmansia 'Rhapsody'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Rhapsody
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6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)


USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade


All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall



Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Palm Springs, California

Hollywood, Florida

Youngsville, Louisiana

Dundee, Ohio

Williamsburg, Ohio

Colmesneil, Texas

Premont, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 15, 2014, trudybb from Youngsville, LA wrote:

I received 2 small rooted cuttings in August that got a late start but are blooming in Dec. in zone 9 in pots. It's described as pink but they open a peachy pink that darkens to an exotic coral shade as days pass. The flowers are large with wonderful 2" points & are very fragrant. One flower lasted 10 days probably because of ideal 70* days & 50* nights.


On Oct 11, 2005, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is Ada Helms cross: Amber Rose x Butterfly, I was honored to grow it this year. It is a stunning bloom, smells wonderul and held up very well to our heat of summer without drooping, blooms stayed open near a week without looking ragged. It was just released Oct. 2005 under name Rhapsody :)