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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 / Friday, August 7, 2009 / Categories: Brugmansia

I need to inject some color genes in this one...

Here's a cross just begging for some color.  This is a brugmansia cross of New Orleans Lady x (Angel's Flight x Charming).  The first couple of blooms in spring aged to a nice apricot, but during our hot summer the blooms have been white/cream with perhaps just a hint of apricot.  As you can see it has great genes in the mix so I have kept this one to use for some fall crosses.  It already has a pod from a cross I made in early Summer with a single bright yellow/orange Angel's Flight cross I have growing. 


Sometimes it throws a stacked bloom like the one below, but most of the blooms so far have been nice and full like the one above.


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