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Brugmansia 'Whiskers'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Whiskers

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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)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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:
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Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive indiana_lily On Sep 8, 2006, indiana_lily from Jeffersonville, IN (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is a very hearty plant. In my zone it is very bug resistant, does not wilt and bloomed for me at less than 3' tall. A very fragrant, citrusy aroma. Beautiful blooms that lasts for days. One of my favorites!

Neutral violabird On Aug 17, 2003, violabird from Barnesville, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Another highly attractive to leaf eaters, systemic recommended. Slow to bloom for me, planted in April, 8/17 still no sign of blooms although 4'.

Neutral tiG On Oct 27, 2002, tiG from Newnan, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Aurea Gold X Charles Grimaldi cross

Positive snowhermit On Sep 1, 2002, snowhermit from Woodsville, NH (Zone 4a) wrote:

A beautiful yellow flower with long tendrils and a wonderful scent.Also a great mother plant and pollen donor.
Forms huge seed pods.


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

Tuskegee, Alabama
Barnesville, Georgia
Jeffersonville, Indiana
Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
Dundee, Ohio
San Antonio, Texas

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