Devil's Trumpet

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 How to plant Angels Trumpet seeds 

Spectacular, huge, fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers midsummer until frost. Black Currant Swirl Angel's trumpet is a dramatic accent plant which requires average to ample water and full to part sun. A tender perennial, usually grown as an annual.

Black Currant Swirl Angel's trumpet blooms AN09052


Spectacular, extremely fragrant, upward facing, 5-6″, double and triple, ruffled flowers are swirled in rich purple and lavender.

Well-branched plants with striking black stems, can reach up to 5′ tall in areas with warm nights. In cooler areas, plants top out at about 2′ tall. In flower from midsummer until frost.

10 seeds - $3.99

How to Plant Angel's Trumpet Seeds

Plant Angel's trumpet: Soak seed for 24 hours in lukewarm water, prior to sowing. Sow in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-70° F., germination is in 21-60 days. Transplant into 3″ containers when seedlings large enough to handle. When rooted, place into the garden 4′ apart.

Grow Angel's trumpet: Full or part sun. Tolerates average water, almost any soil with good drainage. Best performance in rich soil with ample water. Huge, showy, sweetly fragrant flowers attract bees, butterflies and spectacular moths. Thorny seed pods develop after bloom, are excellent for cutting. Can be wintered over in a frost-free location; give some light and a bare minimum of water. All parts of plants are toxic; they easily resist deer and rabbits.