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Red Angel's Trumpet

Brugmansia sanguinea

a.k.a. Datura

Medium sized shrub producing 12-16" trumpet shaped red/yellow flowers.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Red Angel's Trumpet. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in August 2013.

Description

Small or medium sized shrub, usually to 10-15ft.

Hardiness

Will stand short frosts, but generally does best in areas where the temperature rarely drops below 32F.

Growing Environment

Grows well in part shade, or in cool climates, full sun. Plant likes regular water, especially when growing. All plant parts are highly poisonous and should never be injested. Large trumpet flowers open downward and bloom for most of the year. The red angel's trumpet grows somewhat better in cooler but near frost free climates, e.g. the San Francisco Bay Area, although it will grow in the tropics, flowering may be limited.

Propagation

By seed, by cuttings.

Uses

Plant is commonly grown as an ornamental for its flowers.

Native Range

Native to Peru.

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