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Last season I ramped up my brugmansia hybridizing efforts using brugmansias with mutant and deeply serrated foliage.  The results of those...

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Sommer Gardens / Tuesday, December 27, 2011 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Angel Trumpet 'Butterfly' inherits an exotic look

Angel Trumpet 'Angel's Exotic' casts its exotic look into this seedling from a cross I made between Brugmansia Butterfly x Angel's Exotic.

butterflyxangelsexotic7-4.jpgThis cross has already produced several keepers, each with a unique and different look.This seedling, labeled #7, also has a rather unusual look to it that is different from most commonly available multi-skirted pink brugmansia.

butterflyxangelsexotic7-5.jpgAs you can see the bloom color starts out a light pink and during the course of a couple days slowly matures to a dark pink color. 

butterflyxangelsexotic7-6.jpgWhen the blooms are fully mature, they take on a compacted look as shown in the photo above.

butterflyxangelsexotic7-8.jpgThis seedling will join several of its siblings in my watch zone for 2012.

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