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Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpet 'Shredded Fantasy'


Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Shredded Fantasy
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10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 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:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly




Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Foliage Color:


Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Del Mar, California

Mission Viejo, California

Milton, Florida

Suwanee, Georgia

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Maurepas, Louisiana

Kalama, Washington

Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 7, 2004, aking1a from Baton Rouge, LA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I believe this plant and Shredded White are exactly the same plant - do not know which is the correct name but nurseries in this area call it Shredded White. The flower is indeed unique compared to other white trumpets but most other characteristics (growth habit, etc) are the same.


On Jul 14, 2002, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

This brugmansia is so different from the rest it is fun.
Hard to believe it puts out such neat blooms!