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Datura metel var. fastuosa

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Datura (duh-TOO-ruh) (Info)
Species: metel var. fastuosa

Synonym:Datura metel f. fastuosa

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35 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive WillowWasp On Apr 2, 2012, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is one my favorite Datura, It blooms constantly all summer and looks so pretty. I have grown it for a couple of year now but I have not taken the time to collect seed. I hope it comes up again as it has in the past so I can get seed to trade.

Regional...

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

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
Lehigh Acres, Florida
Odessa, Florida
Oldsmar, Florida
Palatka, Florida
Zephyrhills, Florida
Clearwater, South Carolina
Freeport, Texas
South Boston, Virginia



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