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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.

Sommer Gardens / Saturday, November 3, 2012 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

A Flaming Angel Trumpet

A quick glance at this new Angel Trumpet seedling gives you the impression the bloom is on fire!  This super-sized bloom is from a cross I made between Brugmansia  ('Inca Sun' x 'Lemon Meringue') x 'Herbstzauber'.

incasunxlemonmeringuexherbstzauber.jpgSo far the long corolla teeth have not re-curved so the illusion of flames continues through the bloom cycle.  These photos were captured a few weeks ago when the weather was still warm.  This seedling is starting a new bloom cycle now and with our cooler nights, the new blooms are more orange in color.

incasunxlemonmeringuexherbstzauber-2.jpgI like the looks of this new Brugmansia seedling so I plan to carry it through winter in my watch zone.

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