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Datura
Datura
Datura
Datura

Datura

Datura wrightii
$6.50
Note : During our spring season, preparation of materials for careful packaging of plants before shipping typically takes 14 business days, in addition to the standard shipping times.

Spread: 4’-5’
Bloom: April-October
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Water: Low
Zone: 9, 10, 11
Origin: North America

Large, trumpet-shaped, white corollas, generally withered by early morning, protrude from the coarse foliage of this stout, branched, rank-smelling plant.

Extracts from this plant and its relatives are narcotic and, if ingested, potentially lethal. The narcotic properties of species have been known since before recorded history. They once figured importantly in the religious ceremonies of southwestern Indians.

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, a worldwide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1852), Cuba, and his native Connecticut.

Jimsonweed is a branching forb that blooms large, white, fragrant, trumpet-like flowers from evening through the morning. The flowers protrude from the coarse foliage of this stout, rank-smelling plant. The wilted flowers are somewhat unsightly in the afternoon but extremely showy in the evening and morning. All parts of the plant are highly toxic.
Height: 4’-5’

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