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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, February 14, 2012 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Another exotic Brugmansia fathered by Inca Sun

Here's another nice Angel Trumpet seedling from the cross I made between Brugmansia Angels Exotic x Inca Sun.angelsexoticxincasun6-2.jpgAs you can see it has a completely different bloom form and color than that of its sibling, Brugmansia (Angels Exotic x Inca Sun) #4, I posted yesterday.  So far the blooms on this seedling have remained snow white with separated corolla skirts.

angelsexoticxincasun6-3.jpgI decided to place this one in my watch zone and plan to cross it back to it's double yellow brother the next time it blooms.  I'll also be crossing it back to its father, Inca Sun, in hopes of strengthening the color genes in the next generation of seedlings.

angelsexoticxincasun6.jpgI still have many more seedlings from this cross that have yet to bloom.  I'm certain I'll be surprised by the blooms on a few more of them. 

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