Scarlet Angels Trumpet
Brugmansia Sanguinea is a fast growing woody shrub or small tree native to South America.
It has large leaves, from 10 to 30cm long arranged along the stems, and produces stunning, large, hanging trumpet shaped flowers, 20 to 30 cm long, yellow, opening to bright red at the bottom, which are fragrant in the evenings to attract moths as its pollinators.
It has two stages to its lifecycle, young seedlings grow straight up usually on a single stalk, to around 1 to 1.5 meters when it will start to branch, it will not flower until it has started to branch.
Cuttings from the lower stage will need to attain this height before flowering, but cuttings taken from upper branched areas will flower at a very low height.
It should be noted that all parts of Brugmansia plants are poisonous.
Grows to a height of around 3 to 5 meters.
Frost tender keep above 5°C.