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Yellow Angel's Trumpet Brugmansia x candida

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This plant has medium severity poison characteristics.
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Description

Brugmansia x candida, or Yellow Angel's Trumpet, is a broadleaf evergreen, 5-foot flowering shrub or small tree with large white or pink flowers. The plant grows well in organically rich, well-drained soil, in full sun. In the spring and summer, the plant will respond to regular fertilization with new growth and flowers. The flowers are 6 to 12 inches long, fragrant and pendulous (hanging) with yellow flowers that mature to white or pink. Cultivars exist with additional flower colors.

Yellow Angel's Trumpet is a tropical plant and typically grown as a container plant or houseplant, but can be placed in the landscape as a woody or herbaceous shrub in zones 8-10. Heavy flowering does not occur until the second year. During the growing season,  the plant requires regular fertilization to stimulate new growth and flowers. If the plant is grown outdoors, be prepared to pot it and move it indoor in the fall

Diseases, Insects, and Other Plant Problems:

No serious insect or disease problems. However, it is susceptible to many of the problems common to indoor plants. Watch for caterpillars, spider mites and whiteflies, particularly on overwintering plants.

 

 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Double White'
    White flowers
  • 'Grand Marnier'
    peachy-pink flowers
  • ‘Shredded White’
    Double white flowers with twisted petals
'Double White', 'Grand Marnier', ‘Shredded White’
Tags:
#poisonous#houseplant#white flowers#shrub#resistant#pink flowers#flowering tree#herbaceous#deer resistant#large flowers#trumpet flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Double White'
    White flowers
  • 'Grand Marnier'
    peachy-pink flowers
  • ‘Shredded White’
    Double white flowers with twisted petals
'Double White', 'Grand Marnier', ‘Shredded White’
Tags:
#poisonous#houseplant#white flowers#shrub#resistant#pink flowers#flowering tree#herbaceous#deer resistant#large flowers#trumpet flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Brugmansia
    Family:
    Solanaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Ecuador
    Wildlife Value:
    Nectar attracts birds. Deer resistant.
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    deer resistant
    Dimensions:
    Height: 5 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Poisonous
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
    Fruit Description:
    Spineless fruits are smooth, slender and pointed at the end
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Funnel
    Trumpet
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    > 6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Yellow single flowers, pink or white when mature. Blossoms can be 6 to 12 inches long, pendent, trumpet-like or funnel-shaped, 5-lobed at tip. Emits a strong fragrance in the evening.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Oblong
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Ovate to oblong leaves are up to 8 inches long
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Houseplants
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Barrier
    Border
    Flowering Tree
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Medium
    Poison Symptoms:
    Among the most toxic of ornamental plants. Hallucinations, dry mouth, muscle weakness, increased blood pressure and pulse, fever, dilated pupils, paralysis.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Tropane alkaloids
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Leaves
    Seeds