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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 / Saturday, August 20, 2011 / Categories: Brugmansia, New Introductions

Introducing Brugmansia 'Raspberry Crush'

Introducing Brugmansia 'Raspberry Crush', a new Angel Trumpet I just named and registered with the International Brugmansia and Datura Society.

raspberrycrush-summer.jpgThis beautiful cultivar came about from a seedling from a JT Sessions cross involving Brugmansia Goldfinch x Peanut. It has been in my watch zone for over two years and is also playing an important role in my future hybridizing program.

raspberrycrush-flowerfront.jpgThe raspberry is in its name because in warm weather the blooms are a very dark "raspberry' pink color.  Raspberry Crush is a great Brugmansia to grow in containers because of its compact growth habit.  That is why it is playing an important roll in my hybridizing program.

raspberrycrush.jpgWatch for Raspberry Crush to be available next spring!

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