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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, December 18, 2009 / Categories: Brugmansia, Seedlings

Itsy bitsy teeny weeney Angel Trumpet

This has to be one of the smallest Angel Trumpet blooms I have seen this season.  It is from an Angel Trumpet cross involving Brugmansia Naughty Nick x Cleopatra.  Of course with this being the first bloom on this seedling, you never know if it is just an anomaly or if this is going to be the norm for blooms on this plant. I'm sure this bloom is going to be a triple.  I plan to slice it open tonight and check for pollen and perhaps cross it back to another brug seedling with miniature blooms .

naughtynickxcleopatra2-1.jpg Last month I posted photos of blooms from another brugmansia Naughty Nick x Cleopatra seedling.  The blooms were much larger and almost appeared like a large pom pom mum from a distance.   I'll be watching this one with interest!

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