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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, May 10, 2011 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Brugmansia Angels Exotic fathers another one to watch

My 2009 cross involving Brugmansia 'Butterfly' x 'Angels Exotic' has yielded quite a few watchers so far.  Here's another seedling from that cross that made it into my watch zone.

butterflyxangelsexotic5.jpgThis Angel Trumpet seedling has a strong resemblance to its father, Angels Exotic.  The one thing that stands out if you compare the two is the white inside this seedling's inner corolla tube.

butterflyxangelsexotic5-2.jpgThe ruffled corolla skirt and crazy corolla teeth add to the unique look of this seedling.  The blooms are large in size and held up well in the heat.  Even with my challenged sense if smell, I detected a nice fragrance.

butterflyxangelsexotic5-3.jpgI still have many more seedlings from my Brugmansia 'Butterfly' x 'Angels Exotic' cross yet to bloom so stay tuned to see the results of the more promising ones when they bloom.

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