Brugmansia (Angel’s Trumpet)
Angel’s trumpet is commonly confused with the Trumpet Vine. It is a highly attractive and popular flowering plant and may grow to the size of a small tree. It has trumpet shaped blooms in a variety of colors including white, peach, yellow and orange.
A member of the Nightshade family which includes tomatoes, potatoes, and petunias, all parts of the Angel’s Trumpet are extremely toxic. It is recommended that gardeners use gloves when working with this plant.
Historically, it has been used as a hallucinogenic drug. It is a dangerous drug that has caused many deaths….so Handle With Care!
South Coast Botanical Garden
Palos Verdes, Calif
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