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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, October 12, 2011 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Brugmansia Naughty Nick meets Cleopatra

This petite Angel Trumpet bloom is from a cross I made between Brugmansia Naughty Nick x Cleopatra.

naughtynickxcleopatra.jpgThis seedling is one of several from this cross that I carried over into my watch zone last year.  One of those has blooms that look similar to these, however that seedling's blooms pick-up a slight apricot color as they mature.  So far the seedling featured here stays white from start to finish.

naughtynickxcleopatra-2.jpgThe blooms on this seedling are full and petite, averaging less than 3 inches across.  The plant is a vigorous grower, no doubt picking up the growth genes from its mother, Brugmansia Naughty Nick.

I'm going to wait until this winter to decide if I want to name and register this one.

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