PlantsDatura→Devil's Trumpet (Datura metel 'Ballerina Purple')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Double lavender-purple.
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are extremely toxic.
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 3 to 6 weeks.
Depth to plant seed: Sow approximately 1/8 inch deep, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil. Keep moist.
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Datura Plants - Datura metel 'Ballerina' by BobWalshPlumeriaBook Jul 8, 2012 2:34 PM 3
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