Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpet
Brugmansia 'Star Dancer'

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

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Deciduous

Smooth-Textured

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:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

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

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

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

Brooksville, Florida

Barnesville, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 30, 2003, violabird from Barnesville, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I did not hybridize this beautiful brug! A few cuttings were given to me 4 years ago, and I have had it blooming for 3 years now. One overwintering in the ground with heavy mulch,
the other in a container inside for the winter.
Two friends also have had cuttings from this
brug resulting in the same lobed flowers.

Bloom has been very consistant except for the hottest weeks in summer, blooming well into November in my 7b zone (just south of Atlanta). Flower is very heavy, waxy and lasts 3-4 days, I've had blooms in a vase look fresh for over 30 hours. The wonderful scent is strong and minty in the evening and carries well. Most bugs don't seem to bother it except the cats. This is a very forgiving brug withstanding lack of constant water, heat, humidity... read more