General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Purple
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are extremely toxic to humans, livestock and pets; ingesting can be fatal.
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Devil's Trumpet
  • Horn of Plenty
  • Downy Thorn Apple
  • Thorn Apple
  • Horn-of-Plenty
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Datura metel
  • Synonym: Datura metel var. fastuosa
  • Synonym: Datura metel var. muricata
  • Synonym: Datura fastuosa

Plant Events from our members
piksihk On August 23, 2020 Harvested
Single bloom - Mamie's seeds collected
piksihk On August 23, 2020 Harvested
Single bloom - Mamie's seeds collected
piksihk On June 13, 2020 Bloomed
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