Datura Single Flower
An old favorite with the soft feel of green-gray velvety leaves and beautiful, large 8-10" purple trumpet-shaped flowers accenting purple stems. Perfectly scented evening blooms will fill the air with sweetness! Under prime conditions the plant can grow up to 3 feet. Works well in pots or grow as an annual.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for several years if pruned and shaped, for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant.
Treat as a tropical and cannot tolerate moderate frost.
As with any plant, caution should be exercised about leaves or seeds and use of the plant and whether caution should be exercised around pets or children. It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether any plant or seed is acceptable or allowable for the area being shipped to. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of plant or seeds and any inherit dangers
1. Tests have shown that Datura seeds have a germination rate of 90% after being stored for 39 years
2. The Aztecs also made use of Datura which they called "ololluhqui " or the magic plant
3. This is a fast growing plant This plant belongs to the nightshade family
4. Grown for the beautiful flowers
5. Grows wild in warm tropical climates as India
6. First described in 1753 by Linnaeus
7. Metel does not produce spiny seed pods like inoxia and other varieties