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Brugmansia x insignis
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Angel's trumpets
synonyms: Datura x insignis
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tender shrub or small tree. Large ovate mid to dark green leaves. Dramatic, very large pendant, trumpet-shaped salmon pink flowers. Slightly fragrant.
There are other forms with different flower colours.
Fertile, moist but well drained soil in sun or part shade. Needs a warm climate or may be grown under glass in winter. May re-shoot from the base if top growth is damaged by cold, provided the roots remain un-frosted. Container grown plants should be kept fairly dry in winter.
Conservatory plant, tropical and sub-tropical gardens
Probably a hyrid of B. suaveolens x B. versicolor, back-crossed with B. suaveolens