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An elegant brugmansia seedling earns keeper status An elegant brugmansia seedling earns keeper status

An elegant brugmansia seedling earns keeper status

I've been watching this brugmansia seedling perform for several years now and decided it was time to make it a keeper!
Looking back into the past.... Looking back into the past....

Looking back into the past....

It is hard to imagine that it has been nearly 5 years since I was actively posting to my garden blog. Today is the start of a new era as I commit to...
Introducing Brugmansia 'Audrey Lea' Introducing Brugmansia 'Audrey Lea'

Introducing Brugmansia 'Audrey Lea'

Brugmansia 'Audrey Lea' is a recent Sommer Gardens introduction with nearly red double blooms.  When you see the photo album below...

Fred's Garden Blog

After a nearly five year hiatus, Fred's Garden Blog is back! Now you can enjoy and experience the gardening exploits and adventures of Fred in his quest to hybridize brugmansia and keep his jungle and nursery under control.

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Look at the whiskers on this new Brugmansia seedling

A recent standout in my Angel Trumpet jungle was this bloom on a seedling from a cross I made between Brugmansia Axelrose x Marbach. The bloom color is a vibrant orange with a creamy yellow throat.  The corolla teeth do not recurve and the blooms are medium in size.We are still experiencing summer like weather here in Central Florida and the blooms are holding up great in the heat.I like the looks of this seedling and plan to put it in my watch zone. 

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New fall color in my brugmansia jungle

Now that summer is winding down and the nights are starting to cool off ever so slightly (like a low of 72 versus 76 is really that cool), my Angel Trumpet seedlings are starting to finally hold their buds and bloom.  Based on some of the blooms I have recently experienced, I expect fall to be full of surprises. Here's a new seedling that recently bloomed that has already set the bar very high for fall.  It is from a cross I made between Brugmansia Angels Swingtime x (Shooting Star x New ...
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Brugmansia Marshmallow Sunset x Angel's Goldface

A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon this new Angel Trumpet seedling from a cross I made between Brugmansia Marshmallow Sunset x Angels Goldface. It has Marshmallow Sunset's form with a creamy yellow color influenced by Angels Goldface. Brugmansia Marshmallow Sunset has been a great performer and a standout in my Brugmansia jungle. I feel it has lots of potential as a parent and has been used extensively in my breeding program the past two years.  I 'm currently growing out seedlings ...
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