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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 / Thursday, January 12, 2012 / Categories: Brugmansia

Brugmansia 'Angels Golden Showers'

Brugmansia 'Angels Golden Showers' has finally bloomed for me and I'm excited to be able to start using it in my hybridizing program.
angelsgoldenshowers.jpgThe color is actually darker than what is shown in these photos.  So far all the blooms have been triples, starting out with separated skirts.  As the blooms mature the corolla skirts re-curve back and the bloom becomes more compact.
angelsgoldenshowers-2.jpgWhen the bloom is fully mature, it has a strong resemblance to one of my Daydreams x Ludger's Windsong seedlings.  I'm anxious to cross the two back and forth to each other the next time they are both in bloom.

angelsgoldenshowers-3.jpgNow that this plant is growing in a more controlled environment in my shadehouse, I hope to be able to get some better pictures the next time it blooms.



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