Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpet
Brugmansia 'Velvet Rose'

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

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Smooth-Textured

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Brooksville, Florida

Milton, Florida

Barnesville, Georgia

Raleigh, North Carolina

Dundee, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 20, 2006, violabird from Barnesville, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Thumbs up to any brug that can have it's first flush --14 buds and blooms in 100 degree drought conditions. My blooms have lasted 3-4 days with daily watering for this flowery-scented prize.

Congratulations to JT for bringing us another fine brugmansia bred for heat, humidity and pest resistance.

Positive

On Jul 5, 2006, TomH3787 from Raleigh, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

Great color and fragrance, blooms freely in hot weather. Not bothered by insects.

Positive

On Aug 11, 2004, gone2seed from Milton, FL (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a 2003 seedling.A cross,by JT Sessions, of Pink Beauty to Ecuador Pink.The bloom is very dark pink,close to red.Light,pleasant fragrance.