Brugmansia has the name of Justin Brugman's Sebald (1,763-1,819). The common name "angel trumpets" is often shared with the genus Datura (closely related). The genus differs from datura because it is much larger, perennial, and woody (the species datura, are herbaceous), and brugmansia has hanging branches (datura has erect branches).
Brugmansia sanguinea red flowers, is a species with unique particularity in the genus, are pollinated by hummingbirds, and the others are pollinated mainly by bats.
Brugmansia sanguinea is still very rare in cultivation. Few plants evoke as much sighing and attention as this little tree or shrub with huge tubular flowers that persist from spring to autumn.
With lush foliage and flowers between 25 and 30 cm in length that is deliciously fragrant, often blooming in their first year from seeds, it is a true gift from the skies ... They can turn a balcony or terrace into a true tropical paradise. In the cool, moist air of night, its aroma is more intense.
Cultivating Difficulty: Moderate Soil Type: acidic, Loam, Sand Color: Yellow Climate: Humid Subtropical, Tropical Wet, Tropical Wet & Dry Sunlight: Afternoon Shade, Full Sun Genus: Datura USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): 8 (10 to 20 °F) Plant Habit: Flowering Life Cycle: Perennial Common Name: Angel Trumpet Watering: Heavy Season of Interest: Spring, Summer