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A picture of a Trumpet flower

Trumpet flower

Datura wrightii

Also known as

Thorn apple

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trumpet flower Overview

This species is an annual herb with a spreading habit. The leaves are elliptical to ovate and grey. The single flowers are white tinged with purple. It will grow to about 1m high.

Common problems with Trumpet flower

How to propagate Trumpet flower

Seed

Propagation is by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in early summer.

Other uses of Trumpet flower

Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.

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