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sarahbugw
Oct 15, 2013 10:10 PM CST
I didn't know where to post this in the database. It was a gift along with a white version. Thanks for helping, and happy gardening! Smiling




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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Oct 15, 2013 10:30 PM CST

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These are both datura http://garden.org/plants/searc...
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Horntoad
Oct 15, 2013 11:20 PM CST

The first two look like Datura 'Black Currant Swirl'

Devil's Trumpet (Datura metel 'Black Currant Swirl')

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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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Calif_Sue
Oct 15, 2013 11:58 PM CST

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Yes, I thought that too, one of the most popular ones.
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sarahbugw
Oct 16, 2013 11:43 AM CST
Thank y'all so much! I really appreciate the help Smiling ful info.
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rositoes
Apr 26, 2014 11:42 AM CST
It is a datura.
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Xeramtheum
Apr 26, 2014 11:44 AM CST
Most definitely datura. You need to be cutting off the spent blooms or the plant will go down hill quickly. Takes a lot of energy to make seeds .. If you're wanting seeds for next year, let one or two seed pods develop.
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