Devil's Trumpet, Horn of Plenty, Downy Thorn Apple
Datura metel 'Double Golden Queen'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Datura (duh-TOO-ruh) (Info)
Species: metel (MET-el) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Golden Queen
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Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Theodore, Alabama

Canton, Illinois

Santa Fe, Texas

Brigham City, Utah

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 20, 2006, Xeramtheum from Summerville, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

Starting this from seed was aggravating because datura likes to take their sweet time sprouting. Once sprouted, it shot up like a rocket. I find they do best with a sphagnum/perlite, moldering grass/leaf compost mix. The flowers are stunning, especially the doubles.

Neutral

On Jun 10, 2004, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I know I have seen this pic and all before but I still have to say that is the coolest looking thing I have ever seen.