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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 / Wednesday, February 8, 2012 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Brugmansia Adeline x Rosalie

Here's another Angel Trumpet seedling I have been watching for a couple of years and now think it is worthy of keeping.  The cross is Brugmansia Adeline x Rosalie.
adelinexrosalie4.jpgI like the deep pink color on this one and the fact the color runs all the way up the corolla tube. This plant has been a consistent bloomer and the blooms are always in perfect form.  This seedling has combined the best traits of both parents and it shows in its blooms.
adelinexrosalie4-2.jpgI've made several crosses with this seedling as the pod parent.  Once I harvest the seed pods this spring I'll make the final decision on whether this seedling should be named and registered.  What do you think?

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