By Laurelynn Martin and Byron Martin. Datura plants grow quickly and may get up to 4 feet (1 m.) tall. Angel's trumpets bloom at night, pumping out a heady, sweet scent which nowadays is often recreated synthetically. While my Angel's Trumpet is blooming late, it is blooming! thank you in advance. (Plant Delights is a good online source for plants. The flowers last a couple of days but bloom on and off for several months and in warmer climates, they bloom all year long. When the flowers bloom at night, they release their fragrance into the air. The huge white blossoms grow to 6 inches in diameter. Angel's trumpet possesses pendulous flowers and long, beanlike seedpods. The cooler nights and shorter days have given way to an abundance of Angel’s Trumpet blooms at the Greenhouses. For those of you who have never grown Angel’s Trumpets (Brugmansias), these are fast growing fluted flowers that emit an intoxicating nighttime fragrance. I grow one in a big patio pot, and more visitors to my garden ask about it than anything else I grow. Angel’s trumpet hedges appear like trees, as well as without regular trimming, they will certainly increase as high as 20 feet. Are they? Angel trumpets are prone to stopping people in their tracks. Angel’s trumpet can grow to 20 feet but most are about 12 feet high and span up to … How do I handle them? Trumpet flower has a bad rap due to a history that links it to such dangerous plants as nightshade and mandrake. The handsome Brugmansia, more commonly known as “Angel’s Trumpet” is a pure delight for gardening maestros and plant enthusiasts alike.Whether you’re entranced by its pendulous, trumpet-shaped flowers, or its heavenly scent permeating the air on a summer evening, you’re not likely to overlook this plant. The large white flowers grow to 6 inches in diameter. — S.D., Houston. The blossoms on an Angel's Trumpet have a strong fragrance and there are several moths that will gather around them in a frenzy at night. Q: My angel's trumpet is blooming, but it also has produced what look like seed pods. This beautiful plant can be a shrub or trained as a tree. Because it doesn't bloom until fall, most nurseries don't carry angel's trumpet. JamesDeMers / Pixabay. Let’s set that aside and look at its attributes. A plant that's been saved from season to season will grow even taller, producing flushes of bloom … and can I use the stalk to make more cuttings to plant or is it useless? Angel’s Trumpet in Full Bloom. Other online nurseries offer seed.) Angel’s trumpet also do well as container plants. In one season, these shrubby, subtropical plants can easily reach 6'. Probably just as well: the datura flower has been linked to many deaths, and has many powerful and/or downright dangerous side-effects. 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