Angel’s Trumpet White
- Type: Perennial
- Zone: 8 – 10
- Height: 5 – 15 Feet
- Spread: 3 – 8 Feet
- Bloom color: White
- Bloom time: Seasonal Bloomer
- Flower: 6” – 10” Blooms, Fragrant
- Sun: Full Sun
- Water: Medium
- Maintenance: Medium
- Suggested Use: Dramatic Accent, Patio Container
Angel’s Trumpet White is winter hardy to USDA Zones 8-10 where plants are typically grown as shrubs or small trees to 15’ tall in organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. During the growing season, plants are heavy feeders that need regular fertilization to stimulate new growth and flowers. Angel’s Trumpet White is a showstopping shrub that transforms any space into a tropical getaway.
Brugmansia is a tropical shrub typically matures up to 5’ to 15’ tall and features huge, nodding, trumpet-shaped flowers (to 12” long) from mid-summer to fall. Flowers come in white, yellow and pale pink, with some double-flowered cultivars available. Flowers emit a strong fragrance in evenings. Ovate to oblong leaves (to 8” long). In the first year, plants will typically grow to 3’ tall with minimal flowering. In the second year, plants will grow taller with more profuse flowering.
No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for caterpillars, spider mites and whiteflies, particularly on overwintering plants. Every part of the angel trumpet is highly poisonous, including the leaves, flowers, seeds and roots.
Container plant for patios, decks or other sunny locations around the home. If grown in the ground, it makes an excellent accent plant.