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Angel Trumpet Pink

Angel Trumpet Pink

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The Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) is a stunning plant known for its large, trumpet-shaped flowers and intoxicating fragrance. 

Plant Description

Flowers: The Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) has large, pendulous, pink trumpet-shaped flowers that emit a strong, pleasant fragrance, especially in the evening.

Leaves: Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) has large, oval, and slightly hairy leaves with a dark green color.

Growth Habit: Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) is a woody shrub or small tree with a bushy growth habit.

Growing Zones: Suitable for USDA hardiness zones 9-11. In colder climates, Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) can be grown in containers and brought indoors during winter.

Height and Width

Height: Typically grows to a height of 6-15 feet (1.8-4.5 meters).

Width: Can spread to a width of 4-10 feet (1.2-3 meters).

Uses

Ornamental: Pink Angel Trumpets (Brugmansia spp.) are primarily grown for their dramatic and beautiful flowers. They makes an excellent focal point in gardens and landscapes.

Container Planting: Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) can be grown in large containers, which can be moved indoors in cooler climates.

Fragrance: The strong, pleasant fragrance makes Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) ideal for sensory gardens and night gardens where its scent can be enjoyed.

Native Range The Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) is native to South America, particularly the Andes regions of Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru.

Planting and Care

1. Site Selection: Choose a location with full sun to partial shade. In very hot climates, some afternoon shade is beneficial.

2. Soil: Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) prefers rich, well-draining soil with plenty of organic matter. A mix of garden soil, compost, and sand works well.

3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water regularly, especially during hot, dry periods.

4. Fertilization: Feed with a balanced fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring through fall). High phosphorus fertilizers can help promote flowering.

5. Pruning: Prune in late winter or early spring to shape Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) and remove dead or damaged wood. Regular pruning encourages bushier growth and more flowers.

6. Mulching: Apply a 2-3 inch layer of mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

Pests and Diseases: Watch for pests like aphids, spider mites, and whiteflies. Treat infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.

 Additional Tips

Toxicity: All parts of Pink Angel Trumpet (Brugmansia spp.) are toxic if ingested. Handle with care and keep away from children and pets.

Overwintering: In colder climates, bring container plants indoors before the first frost. Reduce watering and allow the plant to go dormant during the winter months.

 

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