from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of plants of the nightshade family, including some plants often placed in the genus Datura, such as the angel's trumpets.

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  • noun includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets


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  • I have stored them with the pelargoniums, the tender Viola hederacea, my salvias and the brugmansia and they will be fine in the low light levels if they are kept in a state of semi-dormancy.

    January: the to-do list

  • When Morris gets tired of wandering, he can come back to the front porch and rest under the beautiful blooms of a 'Miner's Claim' brugmansia.

    Cat’s Eye View « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • I added a 'Charles Grimaldi' brugmansia (angel's trumpet - it'll have huge drooping yellow-orange flowers later in the summer), 'Prince' pennisetum (should make dark swords to 5 '), and a few trailing lavender lantanas.

    Planting Time « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • I grew a yellow brugmansia like that for a couple of years.

    Muse Day-My Symphony « Fairegarden

  • I walked up their driveway with camera in hand to inquire after their health and ask to take some photos of the brugmansia.

    Neighborhood Angels « Fairegarden

  • Glorious brugmansia photos, and I love the changing ehader display, too.

    Neighborhood Angels « Fairegarden

  • A brugmansia in a container is a huge thing to deal with!

    Containers-Part One « Fairegarden

  • From Woody-stemmed tropicals, such as jasmine, brugmansia, tibouchina and bananas, should be brought indoors before the first frost.

    Pragmatic Solutions

  • Such control is due to the fact that brugmansia shrubs tend to mutate spontaneously and rapidly and that these mutations can be easily propagated by sticking a piece of stem in moist earth.

    Over the Edge

  • I, however, have chosen to concentrate my attentions upon a specific source of belladonna: the tree datura, specifically the subgenus brugmansia, because of its unique vegetative properties.

    Over the Edge


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