Our Beautiful BrugmansiaBlog is dedicated to showing just how well brugmansia can be grown in our US zone 6/5 climate.
We grow some of the best brugmansias in the world including our own gorgeous hybrids, and also rare, species, and heirloom varieties.
Currently, we grow over 200 different brugmansia varieties. As each exquisite beauty comes to bloom and we have good photos, we will post them here so others can enjoy, too! Thanks for visiting with us :) Stop back often to see what's blooming!!!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Hybridizer: Alice Harris, USA
Brugmansia 'Tufted' offers smaller tight double triple boutonnière blooms that open white and finish lemon-apricot laced in gold. Excellent form and fragrance. Just lovely.
Antique French Perfume Label ..'Extracted in Flowers'
Good Words to Live By
Never lose an opportunity to see anything that is beautiful ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it .. it’s your world for the moment ~ Georgia O'Keefe Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves ~ James Matthew Barrie
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all ~ Oscar Wilde
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
Through the looking glass .. brugmansia 'Rosalao'
'Tutu' .. first blooms of the season .. March 2012
brugmansia 'Bad Angel' winter blooms
brugmansia 'Langenbuscher Garten' blooming triple
Silhouette at Sunset ~ February 2012
brugmansias 'Equadore' and 'Miss October' ~ October 2011
The only way to have a friend is to be one ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hold a true friend with both hands ~ Nigerian Proverb
Where flowers bloom so does hope ~ Lady Bird Johnson
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing ~ Dr. Seuss
brugmansia 'Super Rose' ~ Winter Blooms February 3, 2012
brugmansia 'Miss October' winter colour ~ January 22, 2012
hybrid datura 2011
brugmansia 'Maya' ~ Fall Flush
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves ~ Lydia Child
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. ~ Joseph Addison
Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands ~ Japanese Proverbs
Stop looking out there, outside of yourself .. look back at your past to find what you love. ~ David Ramsey
brugmansia 'New Ocre' ~ Winter Colour ~ December 2011
Datura 'Double Triple Yellow'
brugmansia 'Ice Princess' ~ Winter Blooms ~ December 2011
brugmansia 'La Belle Dame' ~ winter blooms ~ January 25, 2012
brugmansia 'Butterfly' February Blooms 2012
brugmansia 'Bert' ~ December 2011
Certain things catch your eye. But pursue only those that capture your heart <3 ~ Native American
Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun - Kahlil Gibran
Wisdom begins in wonder ~ Socrates
The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The beauty of life is to give. The joy of life is to love. ~ William Arthur Ward
brugmansia 'Tiara' ~ Winter Colour ~ January 2012
brugmansia 'Bolero' Winter Blooms ~ February 3, 2012
brugmansia Seed Pods
brugmansia 'Golden Lady' ~ Winter Blooms ~ January 2012
new hybrid 2012
Whoever loves and understands a garden will find contentment within - Chinese Proverb
All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within. ~ Horace Friess
Some people, like flowers,give pleasure, just by being. ~ Anon
Flowers are like human beings . . . they thrive on a little kindness. ~ Fred Streeter
brugmansias 'Langenbusher Garten' and 'Chesa' ~ Winter Blooms ~ Late 2011
brugmansia 'Bad Angel'
'Sweet Lady', 'Equadore', & 'Miss October'
brugmansia 'Alyse' ~ Winter Colour ~ January 11, 2012
brugmansia 'Tiara' .. displaying golden tips
A friend is a gift you give yourself ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
Love spends his all, and still has store ~ Philip James Bailey
In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends. ~ Kozuko Okakura
The flower offered of itself And eloquently spoke Of Gods In languages of rainbows Perfumes And secret silence ... ~Phillip Pulfrey
Be a giver not a taker, listen more-talk less, compliment more- criticize less, forgive more-judge less. ~ Mother Teresa
Real life is the best fairytale ~ Anon
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. ~ Vincent van Gogh
I haven't a clue as to how my story will end, but that's all right. When you start out on a journey and night covers the road, you don't conclude that the road has vanished. And how else could we discover the stars?" ~ Anon
Be my friend and teach me to be thine ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved ~ George Sand
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows ~ Robert Ingersoll
Earth laughs in flowers ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
brugmansia 'Tante Christa' ~ Winter Colour January 2012