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Brugmansia × candida 'Grand Marnier' AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Conservatory/Greenhouse or Shrub

Habit

Bushy

Fragrance

Flower

Toxicity

All parts are highly toxic if ingested

Resilience

Hardiness

H1c (heated greenhouse - warm temperate)

Colour

Flower

Orange and Pink in Autumn and Summer

Foliage

Green in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

Size

Ultimate height

2.5-4 metres

Ultimate spread

1.5-2.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

10-20 years


Preferred common name

angel's trumpet 'Grand Marnier'

Family

Solanaceae


Brugmansia are large evergreen shrubs with simple, ovate leaves and large, solitary, pendent trumpet-shaped or tubular flowers which are often fragrant

'Grand Marnier' is a large evergreen shrub or small tree to 4m, with large elliptic leaves and pendulous trumpet-shaped soft peach-pink flowers to 30cm in length, scented in the evening

Synonym(s)

  • Brugmansia aurea 'Grand Marnier'
  • Brugmansia versicolor 'Grand Marnier'
  • Brugmansia versicolor 'Versicolor Grand Marnier'
  • Brugmansia 'Grand Marnier'
  • Datura versicolor 'Grand Marnier'

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun

Aspect

  • South-facing or West-facing
  • Sheltered

Cultivation

Grow outdoors in full sun in frost-free area in moist but well-drained soil. Grow under glass in loam-based potting compost in full light

Soil

  • Moist but well-drained
  • Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
  • Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam

Propagation

Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Sub-tropical, Patio/Container Plants, City/Courtyard Gardens or Architectural


How to care

Pruning

Pruning group 9

Pests

Can get glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly, thrips and mealybugs under glass

Diseases

Generally disease free