Last summer I happened to drive past a yard that had a bushy plant with really
flowers covering it. I didn't get a really close look, but I've wanted to get
one of them ever
since. Since spring is on the way, I've been trying to key-word search google
and ebay to find what
the plant is. So far, I've found that it looks really similar to a "Brugmansia"
variety, but I see
that Brugmansia isn't hardy to my zone, 7b (in upper South Carolina). Is there
a plant similar to
Brugmansia that handles zone 7 it could have been, or can some Brugmansia
survive zone 7 winters?
On Fri, 13 Feb 2004 20:36:20 -0500, Darren Garrison wrote:
Datura is another. It seems one has the flowers more pendant than the
It grows easily from seed and should do quite well in zone 7. We're in
zone 4/5 and my plants were colorful, fragrant and nearly 5' by frost.
Some dig up the plants, pot them and store them over winter.
I believe it is a tropical. What you saw most likely is being grown as an
Thanks for the info, I've already ordered three potted cuttings. I was a little
bit concerned about
the poisonous aspect seeing that I have cats, but I decided that, since they
have always been around
other poisonous plants outside-- elephant ears, azelias (sp?), tomatoes, even
some wild polkberry--
and haven't eaten those, they'll probably leave these alone, too.
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