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Angel Trumpet

Brugmansia or B. x insignis

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Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
(hardy down to 30℉)

Growing Zones 9-11 outdoors
4-11 patio
9-11 outdoors

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15 ft.

Mature Width:

10-15 ft.


Full Sun

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Botanical Name:

Brugmansia or B. x insignis

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Bring Out Your Exotic Side with the Angel Trumpet

Blooms that are Truly Captivating
You’ll want to showcase the Angel Trumpet where it can get the full attention it deserves. Long white or peach-colored floral bells seductively swing from its branches.

These stunning, tropical trees form a bush-like shape with ash-colored branches extending from a Y-shaped trunk. The dense branches are covered in a massive amount of lush green leaves where it cups the delicate vase-shaped, downward-facing flowers.

Relish Its Beauty for Two Seasons
You’ll enjoy these flowers from summer through fall – and even in the winter in warmer climates. Angel Trumpets, also called moon flowers, bloom in waves - displaying fresh flowers in droves.  Somehow, they all magically bloom at the same time  

You’ll Have the Best Smelling Yard on the Block
More than just a charming appearance; it possesses a sweet-smelling fragrance that will waft through your yard—inviting you and everyone in its presence to linger and enjoy the delightful scent. The aroma that radiates from the mystifying flowers has been described as a cross between expensive perfume and lemony freshness.

This Unique Plant Requires Little Work
The Angel Trumpet is an easy plant to maintain. All you need to do is water it regularly and make sure it gets enough sunlight to keep it healthy.

This is an adaptable plant. It can withstand heavy trimming, so feel free to shape it however you desire.

Great Container Plant for Colder Climates
If you live in a colder climate—don’t fret, you can still grow an Angel Trumpet. Plant it in a container. The Angel Trumpet works well in large planters. Just remember to bring it inside when the temperature drops below freezing. It will go dormant in a dark garage or basement and will come alive in the spring.

Enhance an entryway or deck with your potted tropical trumpet. Between the beautiful flowers and delightful aroma, it never fails to make a lasting impression.

Order now and we’ll ship this unique plant right to your door.  Hurry – this is one of our fast-sellers! 

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I sent the trees to Brianna in Lakeland and also to her mother Karen Chval in memory of their stillborn son/grandson. Karen in Panama City was very happy, she pulled a couple of bugs/worms off but it was ok. Unfortunately she lives in Panama City Florida and lost her home because of Hurricane Michael and also lost her tree
October 24, 2018
2 months ago
The most amazing tree you will ever own!! Not only is this the most beautiful flowering tree but it grows kind of like the shape of a Japanese maple branching out but with the most amazing draping flowers. Only around dusk do they release the most amazing smell in the world!!!
September 1, 2018
Growing crazy fast!
I was disappointed when I opened the box and a small plant with 4 or 5 leaves was there. But we planted it and it started growing immediately! In one month it has quadrupled in size and is full of leaves. Can't wait for it to bloom!
33 days later.
Just out of the box.
August 6, 2018
venice, CA
5 months ago
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This tree is growing faster and faster every day. Can not wait till it blooms at one point. Great purchase here
June 2, 2018
7 months ago
Love my little baby tree...
Very healthy
My baby angel trumpet peach tree... ??
My baby angel trumpet peach tree... ??
June 11, 2017
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Angel Trumpet

Angel Trumpet Planting Diretions

Seasonal, Location, and Exposure Considerations:


Angel Trumpet is only hardy in USDA Zones 9-12.  If you’re growing them in the garden and you’re in colder regions than this, you’ll need to dig them up, retaining as much soil as possible, and move them indoors prior to the first frost in the fall.  Angel’s Trumpet prefers a somewhat sheltered site.  They flower best in full sun exposures, but they don’t do well when it’s too hot and dry; so provide light shade or diffused sun in these locations.  Generally easy, fast growers, that love warm days and cool nights with damp weather conditions.


Soil Preferences


Angel Trumpet loves a rich soil with plenty of organic matter to hold moisture and provide a steady supply of nutrients.  Well drained, lighter soils are the best media in which to grow them, whether in a container or out in the garden.  To help retain that moist soil environment, use liberal amounts of mulch around the plants.


They prefer slightly acidic soils, with an optimum pH of 6.0 and a range of 5.5-7.0.


Planting and Care – Container Grown or in Pots


Angel Trumpet are often grown in pots.   Use large containers for this fast grower.  A minimum pot size of 12”-15” is recommended.  Water balance will be important, especially in the summer.  Use a good quality standard potting mix for best results.  Use pots with holes in the bottom so as to not promote waterlogged conditions as they will not tolerate them.


As you plant your Angel Trumpet, be careful to retain as much of the soil that was on the roots as possible, and gently firm the new soil around the roots.  Most importantly, water well.  Water when the pot is about half full of your new soil, let it settle around the roots, then finish filling and water well afterwards.


If growing your Angel Trumpet indoors, keep it in a warm, sunny location and continue to water as the soil dries out.  They are not likely to bloom in the house, however. 


For situations where you want to move your potted Angel Trumpet outdoors, you can start bringing it out of dormancy by moving it to a warm area with bright light a few weeks before moving it outside.  Remember to increase watering frequency when in full sun.  This is also a good time to repot, prune or trim your plant, if necessary.  Night time temps should be consistently above 50° before moving your Angel Trumpet outdoors.  Pamper it along to acclimate to outdoor conditions, gradually increasing sun and wind exposure.


Container grown Brugmansias will need a lot of water, especially when freshly planted.  You’ll find they need to be watered daily, especially in the summer.


Planting and Care – Outdoor Growing in the Garden


In regions suitable for Angel Trumpet, or if you plan to move them indoors later in the season, choose a site that is well drained, with plenty of humus so as to retain water and provide a base level of nutrients consistently to the plant.


Blend a well matured compost and peat mixture into your soil if it’s lacking tilth, nutrients, or isn’t of a ‘fluffy’ nature.  Keep in mind, however, they will not tolerate ‘wet feet’.  Dig your hole, about twice to three times the size of the root ball you are planting, blend your amendments well with the soil, and set the mixture aside.  Place your root ball so as to have your plant’s present container’s soil line be the same as the garden soil line around it.  Fill the hole about half way, water thoroughly, and allow the water to drain through the soil.  Finish filling, gently firming as you go, then water the entire zone deeply and thoroughly.


Mulch well after planting to help your soil retain moisture.  Your new plant may require daily watering as it becomes established.  Don’t let them dry out, but don’t drown them either.  Once established, you can decrease frequency to 2 waterings/week.




Brugmansia plants need a lot of water while establishing, and when they are actively growing.  They will wilt quickly without it.  This condition will also encourage spider mites and/or whiteflies.  Overwatering will encourage slugs and snails, so if your soil may be prone to these molluscs, manage residue and weeds to keep them at bay or try baits if their presence is heavy.  They could be a particular challenge on new growth. 




You can fertilize lightly right after planting, then begin feeding every 2-4 weeks using a good, all -purpose fertilizer.  You can fertilize during active growth, through bloom.  Feed every 2-3 weeks with an all-purpose fertilizer while actively growing or in bloom.  It’s recommended to use a water soluble, general purpose fertilizer.  Angel Trumpets grow fast, so they will feed heavily.  Slow-release formulations are hence not recommended.  For a nice little touch, switch to a high phosphorus formulation just before the blooming period.  Adding a shot of magnesium and sulfate helps maintain the slightly acidic pH, and can be achieved by dissolving about a tablespoon of Epsom salts in a gallon of water and applying it monthly.


Fertilize only during the growing season.


Weed, Insects, and Diseases


Hand weed under the plants when they are young.  A layer of mulch is advisable to hold water, suppress weeds, and it will slowly break down to provide a steady supply of baseline nutrients to the plants.


Pruning and Training


Brugmansia plants respond well to trimming and pruning.  Light trimming of older growth throughout the season encourages additional blooms.  The blooms arise on new wood, at the terminal ends of the branch, so they can be pruned anytime you want to shape.  It takes about a month or more for blooms to appear post-pruning.  As a result, many folks choose to prune in the early spring, such as when you are preparing the plant for moving outdoors.  Primary cuts should be made ½” above the node for removing older branches.  This encourages more branching.  Pruning can begin when the main trunk “Y’s”; then prune older stems so as to encourage more prolific branching.

Planting & Care

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I love the moon flower and am so excited to enjoy the angel trumpet when it blooms. We are opening a wedding venue and this will be placed near the entry so the blooms will be enjoyed by many.
Teresa G on Sep 25, 2018
Salvatore D on May 7, 2018
I love the moon flower and am so excited to enjoy the angel trumpet when it blooms. We are opening a wedding venue and this will be placed near the entry so the blooms will be enjoyed by many.
Teresa G on Sep 25, 2018
I love this plant and want to see if I can successfully grow it in the suburbs of Houston, TX.
Muriel M on May 11, 2018
Salvatore D on May 7, 2018
Exotic look of the plant and the heavenly scent.
Terry J on Apr 29, 2018
Searched for this shade and Hope it grows well and looks Beautiful
Krisann P on Apr 2, 2018
It’s unusual, to me anyway! Have a huge yard in Florida and I’m trying to fill it with oranges and purples.
Ellen M on Mar 17, 2018
I love this plant and want to see if I can successfully grow it in the suburbs of Houston, TX.
Muriel M on May 11, 2018
Exotic look of the plant and the heavenly scent.
Terry J on Apr 29, 2018
Do they get big green seed pods on them and what's the best way to let them pods dry?
Teresa G on May 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The best way is to allow the pod to dry out on the plant, then break open and collect the seeds.

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