General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: Seeds are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65ºF-75ºF
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Woody or semi-woody stem cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Conservation status: Extinct in the Wild (EW)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Extinct in the Wild
Common names
  • Brugmansia
  • Angel's Trumpet
  • Angels Trumpet
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Brugmansia arborea
  • Synonym: Brugmansia x candida
  • Synonym: Brugmansia candida
  • Synonym: Datura candida

Photo Gallery
Location: Del Norte Calif amongst the redwoods
Date: 2017-09-20
              seed pod
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Location: Potomac MD
Date: 2018-07-07
Location: Milton,Florida
Date: spring 2010
Location: Del Norte Calif amongst the redwoods
Date: 2017-12-09
                seed pod & bloom

credit: Vinayaraj
Location: Milton,Florida
Date: spring 20010
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  • Posted by Zazinnia (SC - Zone 8a) on May 27, 2016 6:40 PM concerning plant:
    Easy to root. Cut branches in fall and place in a bucket of water over winter. Roots will form, and then I plant out in the garden in spring. A friend puts hers directly in the dirt beside her water heater and shelters with an old window.
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DavidLMO On December 13, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Blooming in my basement under lights. Flush of ~ 15 blooms.
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