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Brugmansia 'Orange Sunshine'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Sunshine
Hybridized by JT Sessions
Registered or introduced: 2007
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

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

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Gaylesville, Alabama

Big Sandy, Texas

Garland, Texas

Tyler, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 17, 2007, jestelleoan from Tyler, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very strong and fast growing, blooms all the time, blooms last for 4 days, good smell. waxy blooms, strong dark orange color, stands well in the heat, of East Tx.

I have two that are only 8 in. and they have 6 or 7 blooms on each of them.