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Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpet
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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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

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

Regional

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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.