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Brugmansia x candida

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Species: x candida
Additional cultivar information: (aka Species, Flora Plena)

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter


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

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive seedpicker_TX On Apr 9, 2008, seedpicker_TX from (Taylor) Plano, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Ditto the above high marks. This one is healthy, takes the heat,and blooms reliably.

I have grown dozens and dozens of brugs but this one is in the top five best I've grown.

Positive violabird On Jul 19, 2004, violabird from Barnesville, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Species, also found with the name 'Candida flora plena' get the highest marks from me. The blooms have lasted 3 days (so far) in our humid mid 80's weather this week. The plant is robust and has not wilted.


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

Lapine, Alabama
Big Sur, California
Los Angeles, California
Saint Augustine, Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Barnesville, Georgia
Glenmora, Louisiana
Houston, Texas
Plano, Texas

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