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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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After a nearly five year hiatus, Fred's Garden Blog is back! Now you can enjoy and experience the gardening exploits and adventures of Fred in his quest to hybridize brugmansia and keep his jungle and nursery under control.

Sommer Gardens / Friday, September 23, 2011 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

I'm liking this Brugmansia seedling more and more

I have several seedlings from my cross of Brugmansia Orange Zest x Genevieve in my watch zone.  This one in particular intrigues me with its rather unique bloom form.

orangezestxgenevieve2-2.jpgI believe this bloom style is going to hold because this Angel Trumpet seedling has had several bloom cycles with consistent looking blooms. The blooms are above average in size and the inner skirt is always several times larger than the outer one.  The blooms start out snow white but show a golden cream color as they age, especially in the outer skirt.

orangezestxgenevieve2-1.jpgI'm anxious to see what the color does in the cooler weather.


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