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Brugmansia ‘Betty Marshall’ (Angel’s Trumpet)

Angel's Trumpet 'Betty Marshall'

Brugmansia 'Betty Marshall', Angel's Trumpet 'Betty Marshall', Flowering Shrub, White Flowers, Creamy Flowers, Evergreen Shrub

Brugmansia ‘Betty Marshall’ (Angel’s Trumpet) is a tropical shrub or small tree laden with huge, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, creamy-white flowers, 8-10 in. long (20-25 cm). Blooming from midsummer to fall, the profuse blossoms actively open and close depending on the time of day. Sparkling against the foliage of long, fresh green leaves, the flowers exude a powerful honeysuckle fragrance in the evenings. This flowering shrub makes a wonderful and dramatic focal point. Easy and fast-growing, it will stop people in their tracks!

  • Grows up to 10-15 ft. tall and wide (300-450 cm).
  • A full sun lover, this plant is best grown in organically rich, moist, well-drained soils. Afternoon shade is appreciated in hot summer areas. Brugmansias are heavy feeders and need regular fertilization during the growing season to promote new growth and flowers.
  • In cool winter areas, grow outdoors in full sun after the danger of frost is passed. Grow under glass in full light over winter with a minimum of 45-50°F (7-10°C). In warm winter areas, plant as a specimen. Perfect for beds and borders, Mediterranean gardens or containers.
  • Virtually disease free – watch for glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly, thrips, and mealybugs under glass.
  • All parts are highly toxic if ingested and sap may be an irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses, toxic to humans.

Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Heat Zones 10 - 11
Climate Zones 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Family Rafflesiaceae
Genus Brugmansia
Common names Brugmansia, Angel's Trumpet
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 10' - 15'
(3m - 4.6m)
Spread 10' - 15'
(3m - 4.6m)
Spacing 240" (6.1m)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden
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Requirements

Hardiness 9 - 11
Heat Zones 10 - 11
Climate Zones 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Shrubs, Trees
Plant Family Rafflesiaceae
Genus Brugmansia
Common names Brugmansia, Angel's Trumpet
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 10' - 15'
(3m - 4.6m)
Spread 10' - 15'
(3m - 4.6m)
Spacing 240" (6.1m)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden
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