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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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007

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9 members have or want this plant for trade.

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive jestelleoan 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.


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

Gaylesville, Alabama
Big Sandy, Texas
Garland, Texas
Tyler, Texas

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