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Angel Trumpet, Angel's Trumpets 'Alyse'


Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brugmansia (broog-MAN-zee-ah) (Info)
Cultivar: Alyse
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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


All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink



Fuchsia (Red-Purple)


Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

White/Near White


Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Fall/Early Winter

Blooms repeatedly






This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:


Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors


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

Jacksonville, Florida

New Port Richey, Florida

Okeechobee, Florida

Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Abbeville, Louisiana

Leesville, Louisiana

Lillie, Louisiana

Stonewall, Louisiana

Madison, North Carolina

Belfield, North Dakota

Coal Center, Pennsylvania

Spicewood, Texas

Richmond, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 6, 2009, tammyinrichmond from Richmond, VA wrote:

I received my Angel Trumphet approximately 5 years ago. I received it as a rooted stick. I usually do not see any green coming from the roots until June. By the end of the season it's about 6-7 feet tall. It's late to bloom here, usually end of September thru end of October. Well worth the wait. Smells wonderful and is beautiful. Each year I cut it to the base of the tree, and put leaves around the base, each year it has come back. I have it in the corner of my deck. I have had much success with taking the stick of the cuttings and rooting it over the winter in water, plant in the Spring. All sticks will not survive, but many will, I give them to friends.


On Dec 14, 2005, daigu from San Anselmo, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Grows in areas of natural compost and felled trees in South America, thus requires regular, frequent plant food/fertilizer and moist soil. In height of summer in Texas needs daily watering and some protection from 90+ sun. Dappled shade in afternoon is helpful. See various brugmansia web sites for more info.


On Jan 23, 2005, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Large double flowers open creamy white to change apricot then deep apricot. Blooms are long lasting so plant has all colours open same time.
Excellent fragrance.
Leaves deep green, slight velvety, with slight serration.
Registered 2005: Alice Harris/Karchesky Canna