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Brugmansia and Datura
Angelís Trumpets and Thorn Apples
Ulrike and Hans-Georg Preissel
Over the years we have witnessed a growing fascination with the brugmansias and daturas. They are incredibly striking container plants with large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers up to 50cm/20in long. But they are also powerful medicinal and psychoactive that over the centuries have been associated with magic and sorcery In modern medicine they are known for their antispasmodic effects and are used in lotions to treat varicose veins. The main focus of the book is on all aspects of growing these plants, including propagation, breeding, and overwintering in colder climates. More than 100 beautiful photographs make it easy to to fall in love with the many species and varieties of angelís trumpets and thorn apples.
B1510 Book softcover $20.00/ea
Currency: United States Dollar

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