(Ecuador Angel's Trumpet)
Angel’s Trumpet is a tropical tree or shrub with unusual, large, pendent flowers that have a haunting, exotic fragrance. Native to Ecuador, Angel’s Trumpet has an open habit, large fuzzy leaves and is usually grown with multiple trunks. The flowers are trumpet–shaped and have five points at the bell of the trumpet. The fused petals start out white and turn to the true color within a day. There are several color forms and hybrids, most notably peach, white and yellow. The fruit is a prominent spindle-shaped...
In the right climate this hybrid Brugmansia can bloom in spurts all year round. This tropical shrub to small tree is a cross between smaller-flowered Brugmansia aurea and the large-flowered B. versicolor.
The woody plant has coarsely toothed medium green leaves with wavy edges. When conditions are favorable it produces huge downward hanging trumpet-shaped flowers in shades of pale orange, peachy pink or white, depending on the cultivar. These are among the most magnificent...
(Angel's Trumpet, Duchess Angel's Trumpet)
The peachy amber hues of this double flowered angel’s trumpet are subtle and lovely. In the right climate this hybrid Brugmansia can bloom in spurts all year round. This tropical shrub to small tree is a cross between smaller-flowered Brugmansia aurea and the large-flowered B. versicolor.
The woody plant has coarsely toothed medium green leaves with wavy edges. When conditions are favorable it produces huge downward hanging trumpet-shaped flowers that are doubled...
(Paraguay Jasmine, Yesterday Today and Tomorrow)
The charming flowers of this broadleaf evergreen shrub provide color and fragrance over a long season. Native to southern Brazil, northern Argentina, and Paraguay, it bears violet-blue, white-eyed blossoms in few-flowered clusters from early spring into fall. The sweetly scented blooms last several days, fading to lavender and white as they age. Spherical, brownish-green, berry-like fruits sometimes follow the flowers. The lush, dark green, oval leaves are normally evergreen but may drop after frost....
(Large-flowered Yesterday Today and Tomorrow)
With a grandiose winter floral display of purple, lavender and white, the large-flowered yesterday-today-and-tomorrow becomes a large shrub in the subtropical and tropical garden. A rounded but spreading-canopied evergreen, it is from the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains from Colombia to Bolivia. The dark green leaves are quite long and oval and will turn yellow in very alkaline soils. In the cool season, clusters of impatiens-like blossom are revealed on the branch twigs, particularly fragrant...
(Butterflybush, Lo & Behold Butterflybush)
Grown for its compact, non-invasive habit and elongated clusters of blue flowers, the dwarf moderately-vigorous hybrid butterflybush ‘Blue Chip’ A.K.A. Lo & Behold™ is a tough shrub that is a cross between Buddleja davidii, B. lindleyana and B. globosa. It was developed at the J. C. Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University.
This butterflybush has silvery gray-green leaves on low spreading multi-branched plants. Lo & Behold™ produces...
(Butterflybush, Lochinch Butterflybush)
Grown for its elongated clusters of violet-blue flowers, the tall
vigorous hybrid butterflybush ‘Lochinch ’ is a tough shrub that is a cross between Buddleja fallowiana and B. davidii. It was discovered in Wigtownshire, Scotland in the garden of the Earl of Stair at Lochinch.
This butterflybush has silvery gray-green leaves and produces clusters of numerous tiny tubular violet-blue flowers with orange eyes. These are fragrant and appear at the ends of the branches. They...
(Butterflybush, Miss Ruby Butterflybush)
Miss Ruby butterflybush produces the richest and boldest pink-red flowers, perhaps best described as fuchsia-magenta. This cultivar was a hybrid developed by Dennis Werner of the J.C. Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University. Reaching head high with a compact but rounded habit, dozens of branches ending in panicles (flower spikes) float above gray-green foliage. Butterflies, bumblebees and honeybees gather on these blossoms that appear across summer and into autumn.