Re: [IGSROBIN] Thirsty San Diego Pels
It's probably Datura inoxia or D. metal. The rootstock is hardy here in S.E.
Michigan (Zone 6) if planted in a protected spot, like against a south-facing
wall. Definitely not a geranium, though.
> Hi Dot,
> The plant you are talking about is not a pelargonium. It sounds like a
> Brugmansia. Confirm my judgment if those flowers hang down about twelve
> inches, flower for many months and are sometimes scented, especially on warm
> nights. The leaves are large and velvety.
> Yes, it will take going down to the twenties, will get cut back when it does
> but usually recovers. There are varieties also in red, yellow and creamy
> Stay in from the cold!
> San Diego, California
> hi cindi what kind of angels are you talking about? i have a flower called
> angel trumpet, i have to cut it back in the late fall, i am in zone 7 , the
> white ones i put in the yard and mulch really good , then i have a purple
> [double] that i have to put in a pot and bring inside, is this the same
> plant you have? it gets really cold here sometimes ,is going down to mid 20s
> tonight Dot in ms.