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Pink Angel's Trumpet

Brugmansia x insignis ‘Pink’

Brugmansia

Angel's Trumpet

<i>Brugmansia</i> x <i>x insignis</i> ‘Pink’

Gracefully spreading branches and broad dark green leaves are the backdrop for enormous, 8 to 10 in. long, softly colored trumpets that dangle in a fanciful manner. The splendid blooms are pale pink at the base, then subtly graduate to a deep salmon-pink where the floral shaft flares out. Position this stellar specimen on the patio or near a path in a terracotta container, and you too will be bewitched by its sweet floral perfume and dreamy essence.

Indigenous to South America, these exotic-looking evergreen members of the Potato family need winter protection at around 20 to 25° and judicious pruning to curb their vigorous growth and maintain a sophisticated shape.

Blooms July – mid-November

Size: 5' 0" – 10' 0" high x 6' 0" – 8' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 9.

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Precious Primulas, Prized Pulmonarias and Fabulous Foliage!

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One of the earliest perennials to bloom, you can be picking their enchanting urn-shaped flowers in February while the rest of the garden still slumbers. Many cultivars showcase an array of mercury-hued dapples, speckles and spots, while others sport solid pewter sheens or striking silver streaks. Easy-to-grow Pulmonarias prefer the lacy light of a woodland setting plus cool moist soil. Our newsletter also includes a handful of other shade-loving perennials that promise alluring foliage. Many of these perennials can be partnered with Pulmonarias for intriguing foliar contrast. You may wish to check out our online Pulmonaria offerings.

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