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Brugmansia suaveolens

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Species: suaveolens (swah-vee-OH-lens) (Info)
Additional cultivar information: (pink-flowered)

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Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
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

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous

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:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By air layering

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

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

So far, best bloomer for me, south of Atlanta. Withstands heat and humidity well. Almost bug-free. Planted in April, first bloom July 24.

Positive MaVieRose On Sep 24, 2002, MaVieRose from High Desert, CA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Suaveolens Pink was given as a cutting. It was planted on the ground 5/30/02. First bloom opened 9/23/02, photo taken on 9/24/02 6 a.m. The flower is 5" in diameter, light pink in color with mild fragrance. The corolla is funnel shaped and has green lines. Calyx is 4" long and has 5 teeth. Corolla is 6" long and flared. The corolla teeth or tendrils is 1" long. The anthers are fused together.

Regional...

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

Tuskegee, Alabama
Hesperia, California
San Diego, California
Barnesville, Georgia
Derby, Kansas
Deridder, Louisiana
Concord, North Carolina
Snow Hill, North Carolina



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