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How to identify the various forms of Brugmansia


Brugmansia suaveolens:

  • Blooms are funnel shaped
  • Highly fragrant in the evenings
  • Hardy and heavy bloomer
  • Short corolla tips


Brugmansia aurea:

  • Highly desired for their shape and beauty
  • Long corolla tips, Highly scented in evenings
  • Largest leaves of the species



Brugmansia versicolor:

  • Blooms are the longest of all Brugmansia
  • Blooms are pendant
  • Flowers in bursts and has more blooms at once than any other Brugmansia


Brugmansia insignis:

  • Similar to suaveolens with longer corolla tips
  • Flowers open completely only in morning hours
  • Needs very warm weather to bloom
  •   Rarely used in hybridization



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