December 2, 2017
Could you tell us the name of this tree or plant?? And also where one may be purchased.
Wow! That is one stunning Angel’s Trumpet – Brugmansia species. These plants are becoming more and more popular. The other plant commonly called angel trumpet is Datura. Brugmansia plants were typically considered winter-hardy only in southern Arkansas for years, but are now surviving outdoors even in NW Arkansas with just a little extra mulch. They do die back to the ground after a killing frost, but they can grow up to 6 feet tall or more in one growing season and bloom in late summer to fall. Flower colors range from yellow to pink and a pale orange. Some gardeners want larger plants and earlier blooms, so they do keep them in containers and move the pot inside for the winter. This allows the plants to begin growing from the top not the soil line. They are often available at Master Gardener plant sales in the spring since they do make a good “pass-along” plant. Some nurseries will also carry them with other tropical plants.
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