Brugmansia is named after Sebald Justin Brugmans 1763-1819. The genus Brugmansia belongs to the nightshade, Solanaceae family which includes tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco, many kinds of peppers, eggplant, and also includes Datura, petunia, nicotiana, solanum, physalis (Chinese lantern) and other ornamentals. Brugmansia is native to South America, particularly the Andes, where they grow on sloping terrain under damp conditions.
These striking plants produce flowers that perfume the night air with their exotic fragrance. All parts of Brugmansia are toxic when ingested, Toxic Principles of the plant are: Atropine, scopolamine, and hyoscyamine.
this beautiful yellow. I have also planted an orange flowered one but it has not yet flowered.
Brugmansia is a genus of seven species of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae, native to subtropical regions of South America, along the Andes from Colombia to northern Chile, and also in southeastern Brazil. They are known as Angel's Trumpets, sharing that name with the closely related genus Datura. Brugmansiaare long-lived, woody trees or bushes, with pendulous, not erect, flowers, that have no spines on their fruit.Datura species are herbaceous bushes with erect (not pendulous) flowers, and most have spines on their fruit.
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