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Datura metel 'Ballerina Yellow'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Datura (duh-TOO-ruh) (Info)
Species: metel (MET-el) (Info)
Cultivar: Ballerina Yellow

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Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
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 seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral snowhermit On Aug 23, 2001, snowhermit from Woodsville, NH (Zone 4a) wrote:

Ballerina is a new form of the Datura. It has full size flowers in primrose yellow,flushed purple, and white. These specially bred plants are neatly dwarf and great for containers.Height: 23-30"

Regional...

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

Visalia, California
Barbourville, Kentucky
Maurepas, Louisiana
Wallkill, New York
Westmoreland, Tennessee
Fort Worth, Texas



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