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Also sold as:
Hetty Krauss

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Flowers: Showy
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: Seeds are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Woody or semi-woody stem cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Grown from a cutting in one season

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Location: KALAMA WADate: 2018-09-07
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In orange mood
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Date: 2016-10-29That time of year to bring inside in zone 7A....yet he keeps on b
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Location: KALAMA WADate: 2018-09-07
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Location: Dade City, FLDate: 2019-12-28Her first bloom
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Brugmansia  'Dr. Seuss'
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-11-03
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-11-03
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-11-03
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-11-03
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Location: Barnesville, GAOne Huge Bloom
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-10-11
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2017-09-06Rooted cutting
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Posted by ssgardener (Silver Spring, MD - Zone 7a) on Jun 17, 2013 7:29 AM

This brug is supposed to have a nice scent, but I couldn't notice any scent at all. They may need to be more mature before the scent is noticeable. The blooms are huge and have a beautiful soft yellow color.

They don't like to dry out, but mine was planted in the ground in amended clay and required very little supplemental watering, even during a very hot and droughty summer. It was a small cutting that grew fast and bloomed beautifully starting in late summer. Unfortunately, I let it dry out too much over winter, which killed it, so I'll be trying it again with better winter care.

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Posted by Chantell (Middle of Virginia - Zone 7a) on Oct 29, 2016 11:48 AM

Finally moved this gifted cutie to a extra large pot back in late spring. After I received lots of good advice regarding feeding, mine has been non-stop blooming since the end of Sept. What beautiful cheery yellow blooms that turn to an orange sherbet color with age. Icing on the cake? Incredible wafting nighttime fragrance: to my nose, a lily-like scent with citrus undertones.

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Dec 9, 2020 11:04 AM

Originally named 'Hetty Krauss,' the valid name of a plant found in Colombia and later renamed 'Dr. Seuss.'

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Plant Events from our members
SCButtercup On April 8, 2017 Plant emerged
Chantell On September 29, 2016 Bloomed
Huge flush...just gorgeous
Chantell On May 30, 2016 Transplanted
Finally moved this lil guy to an appropriate sized pot (read BIG).
Chantell On May 27, 2014 Obtained plant
Rec'd this at MAG's swap.
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