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Brugmansia 'Pink Lady'

(Angel Trumpet)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Angel Trumpet, Angels Trumpet Pink Lady

Description

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Family Rafflesiaceae

Herbs, fleshy , parasitic on roots , stems, or branches of various hosts. Vegetative body thalloid or reduced to myceliumlike tissue within host. Normal leaves absent. Inflorescences terminal , usually 1-flowered, rarely a spike; bracts scale-like, several at base of inflorescence. Flowers usually unisexual (plants dioecious or monoecious), bisexual in Mitrastemon, actinomorphic , minute to extremely large [Rafflesia arnoldii R. Brown of Indonesia (Sumatra) produces a flower to 7.5 kg and to 1 m in diam.], 4-10-merous. Perianth lobes well-developed or absent, basally connate , rarely free . Stamens 5 to very numerous , in 1-3 series, fused with the rudimentary pistil into a gynostemium or in bisexual flowers connate into a cylinder; free filaments absent; anthers 2-loculed, dehiscent longitudinally or by apical pores . Ovary superior, semisuperior, or inferior, absent in male flowers, 1-loculed with many parietal placentas; ovules numerous, anatropous , integuments 1 or 2. Style 1 or none; stigma discoid , capitate, or with many lobes. Fruit a berry. Seeds minute, very numerous; testa hard; endosperm present.

Eight genera and 27 species: mostly in tropical and subtropical regions; two genera and two species in China.

The family is poorly represented in herbaria.[1]

Physical Description

Habit: Evergreen .

Flowers: Bloom Period: blooms repeatedly • Flower Color: pink

Size/Age/Growth

Size: 8-10' tall.

Biology

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Growth

Culture: Space 6-8' apart.

Soil: Minimum pH: 6.1 • Maximum pH: 7.8

Sunlight: Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade.

Temperature: Cold Hardiness: 11. (map)

Taxonomy

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Notes

An accepted name in the RHS Horticultural Database.

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Brugmansia

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 306 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus. Here are just 100 of them:

B. arborea 'Ida' (Angel Trumpet) · B. aurea (Angel Trumpet) · B. aurea 'Culebra' (Angel Trumpet) · B. aurea 'Golden Kornett' (Angel Trumpet) · B. aurea 'Yellow Gold' (Angel Trumpet) · B. candida (Angel Trumpet) · B. charles_grimaldi (Angel Trumpet) · B. flore plena 'Bolero' (Angel Trumpet) · B. golden_lady (Angel Trumpet) · B. insignis 'Coral' (Angels Trumpet) · B. 'Knightii' (Angel Trumpet) · B. royal peach (Angels Trumpet) · B. sanguinea (Eagle Tree) · B. sanguinea 'Inca Princess' (Angel Trumpet) · B. sanguinea 'Yellow Queen' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens pink-flowered (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens var. Pink (Angel's Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Favorite's Delight' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Flamenco' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Goldtraum' (Brugmansia) · B. suaveolens 'Nina Lane' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Pink Delight' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Rosa Traum' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Sommertraum' (Angel Trumpet) · B. suaveolens 'Variegata' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor (Peach Angel's-Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Alba' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Apricot Moonflower' (Angels Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Axelrose' (Angels Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Balao' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Cuba' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Ecuador Pink' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'E.a.r.l.' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Herrenhauser Garten' (Angel's Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Kaskade' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Milk and Honey' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Peaches and Cream' (Angel Trumpet) · B. versicolor 'Salmon' (Angels Trumpet) · B. vulcanicola (Angels Trumpet) · B. x (Angel's Trumpet) · B. x candida (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Barcarole' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Brautwalzer' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Bridesmaid' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Bride's Rose' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Carmela' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Carmencita' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Carmen' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Charleston' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Desiree' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Doppelposaune' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Fascination' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Herrenhauser Garten' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Luise' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Meadow Princess' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Rosa Zauber' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Rosenwalzer' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Samba Dancer' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Schneewalzer' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Tiara' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Troika' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida flore plena 'Velvet Lady' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida pink (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Alicia' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Coral Pink' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Double White' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Duchess' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Elegance' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Estella' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Gartenzauber' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Grand Marnier' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Grazie Variegata' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Inkarose' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Kurpark Bad Salzschlirf' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Maiden's Blush' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Mysti Morning' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Ocre New' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Pretty in Pink' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Rose Beauty' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Royal Pink' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Rubella' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Rubinfeuer' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Rubinglut' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida'Rubirosa' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Ruby Glow' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Ruby Lady' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Silver Dawn' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x candida 'Vulkanperle' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x flava 'Mobisu' (Angels Trumpet) · B. x insignis 'Betty Marshall' (Angel Trumpet) · B. x insignis 'Pink' (Angel Trumpet) · B. zippelii (Plants) · B. 'Abelard' (Angels Trumpet) · B. 'Adora' (Angel Trumpet) · B. 'Afterglow' (Angel Trumpet) · B. 'Allaquippa' (Angels Trumpet) · B. 'Alyse' (Angel Trumpet) · B. 'Amber Rose' (Angel Trumpet) · B. 'Anouschka' (Angel Trumpet) · B. 'Antique Lace' (Angel Trumpet)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Shumei Huang & Michael G. Gilbert "Rafflesiaceae". in Flora of China Vol. 5 Page 270. Published by Science Press (Beijing) and Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Online at EFloras.org. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-17