The Brugmansia cordata yellow or Angel's trumpet yellow, very often wrongly called Datura, is a decorative shrub with an exotic silhouette, native to South America. -
Planted in isolation on your lawn or in a pot on your balcony, it will offer you, from June to October, a profusion of drooping flowers, trumpet-shaped, 30 cm long, bright yellow, exhaling, at the end of the day , an intense fragrance appreciated by foraging insects.
Not very resistant to cold (it resists down to -5 ° C), the Angel's trumpet yellow is grown in the ground in regions with a mild climate. Otherwise, it is best to plant it in a pot so that it can be wintered indoors. This shrub which can reach 2 m to 2.5 m in height for a spread of 1 m, appreciates the rich and fresh grounds, sheltered from the wind and exposed to the sun or in partial shade. It requires a fertilizer supply and regular watering in summer.
Whether it is to light up your garden or your terrace, install a Brugmansia cordata yellow, it will surprise you with its rapid growth and the beauty of its many hanging inflorescences which last throughout the summer and part of the fall.
Please note: this shrub is poisonous if swallowed. Wash hands after prolonged contact.