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Brugmansia 'Cherub' (Angel's Trumpet)

Angel's Trumpet 'Cherub'


Vigorous and very floriferous, Brugmansia 'Cherub' (Angel's Trumpet) is a tropical shrub or small tree laden with impressive quantities of large, pendulous, trumpet-shaped, salmon-pink flowers. This cultivar bears numerous side branches, increasing the number of flowers and floral display. Blooming from midsummer to fall, the blossoms actively open and close depending on the time of day. Sparkling against the foliage of long, dark green leaves, the flowers exude a powerful fragrance in the evenings. This flowering shrub makes a wonderful and dramatic focal point. Easy and fast growing, this Brugmansia quickly transforms any sunny space into a tropical oasis.

  • Grows up to 7-8 ft. tall (210-240 cm) and 4-5 ft. wide (120-150 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 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

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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 Brugmansia - Angel's Trumpets
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 7' – 8' (210cm – 240cm)
Spread 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


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 Brugmansia - Angel's Trumpets
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 7' – 8' (210cm – 240cm)
Spread 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Mediterranean Garden

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