March 9, 2009

7 Most Beautiful Pictures of Brugmansia aka Datura - Inspirational Monday

Brugmansia aka Datura - is great source of beautiful fragrance in the garden. It is such delight when also planted well or in nice container. Just have a look - I hope you will feel inspired :)

14 comments:

Layanee said...

They do look beautiful. I've had them before and I think it is time to have them once again! Great shots.

Rustic Diva Designs and RP Gardens said...

Wonderful photos! Makes me yearn for spring.

Naturegirl said...

In Canada I see these at gov't. parks and each fall they are overwintered indoors as our winters are too harsh! I find them so exquisite to see up close! Such a big flower! I'm sure they would do well here in the Desert where I am wintering for a few months!

Yoli said...

Oh Ewa how exquisite!!!

Bob said...

I love brugmanias. They are only grown as a annuals here and either tossed or overwintered. Don't they smell amazing! Where I grew up in Southern California there was a huge one that was located in a protected area that grew to over 25 feet (over 8 meters) tall. It was quite a sight on summer evenings lit from below with small spot lights.

All the best, Bob

Gardeness said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Love those blooms.

Rose said...

I've seen these gorgeous flowers in exhibit gardens, but have never grown them myself. I didn't realize they were available in so many beautiful colors.

I just read your post about flower shows shutting down. Fortunately, my best friend and I were able to see a fantastic flower show in Chicago this weekend. Looking at flowers on a computer screen is just not the same as seeing them in person!

Janet said...

I love Brugmansia!! I have a peach colored one, but that yellow is really striking!

Raquel at Cool Garden Things said...

Gorgeous photos of Brugmansia! Oh how lovely...

Shady Gardener said...

Beautiful flowers... thank you for sharing. I cannot grow them myself, but I really enjoy seeing them elsewhere! :-)

themanicgardener said...

Stunning. I used to see what was probably Datura, not Brugmansia (both are called Angel Trumpets in English) when I was in California. Astonishing flowers, but I never knew before seeing your post that either came in other colors than white. The photographs are terrific.
--Kate

queenie said...

I've never seen one of these in person, but the pictures and reports of the fabulous fragrance (and your very informative earlier article about how to root/overwinter them) make me inclined to try one of these this year!

I'll tell anyone who asks that it was a 'gift' from my friend in Poland. . . . [grin!]

Antigonum Cajan said...

It is really wild that Brugmansias
are so appreciated in template/cold
climates.
In Puerto Rico, nobody cares about them, perhaps consequence of the
fools in charge of nurseries. It is never around.
I on the other hand I prefer a wild
relative: Datura stramonium, the flowers come straight up. Great
article!

Ewa said...

Antigonum Cajan,
This plant is either loved or hated here. Not to much present in
nurseries, rather people circulate it.
I neved had one before, but after seeing one displayed in beautiful pots, I fell in love :)

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