Brugmansia ‘Inca Sun’

Plant name: Brugmansia ‘Inca Sun’

Virtues: Large fragrant night flowers. One of the few ever-blooming cultivars available.

Bloom color: Orange yellow.

Leaf/Foliage: Bright green.

Goes great with: Colocasia, banana, begonia.

Habit: Upright small shrub or tree.

Season: Midsummer through early autumn. Angel’s trumpet also grow well year-round in greenhouses, or in sunrooms throughout the summer months as a seasonal plant.

Suggested by: Laurelynn Martin of Logees Greenhouses (www.logees.com).

Where does it come from: Angel’s trumpet comes from hybrid parentage in the South American Andes.

Tips: Grow in full sun. They are heavy feeders and under heat and sun need copious amounts of water. They can be held in a dormant state in basements or heated garages through the winter. Prune in the late winter or early spring. USDA hardiness zones 9-11.

Warning: All parts of Brugmansia are highly toxic and potentially fatal if consumed.

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