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Brugmansia candida 'Rubirosa'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Species: candida (KAN-did-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rubirosa
Hybridized by Monika Gottschalk; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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10 members have or want this plant for trade.

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive monika On Feb 7, 2007, monika from Herbstein
Germany (Zone 5a) wrote:

Rubirosa is in my opinion one of the best pink flowering hybrids. She is a robust F1 hybrid, has large flowers with long tendrils and blooms in flushes. Each flush lasts appr. 3 weeks.


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

Deridder, Louisiana
Cumberland, Maryland

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