Attractive Angel Trumpet Garden Plants
Angel trumpet plants are garden plants that are known for its fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom throughout the year. Gardeners treasure the garden plants for their showy blooms, although the flowers sometimes have a strange scent. These tropical plants are not frost-tolerant and are only hardy outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10b through 11. It thrives in full sun or partial shade and in consistently moist soil. A minimum of five hours of sun exposure per day is necessary for flowering to occur. The angel trumpet plant enjoys a cooling period in the winter, with nighttime temperatures of around 45 degrees Fahrenheit. To grow this plant, you need to find a location that is protected from wind, receives full sun, and the soil is well drained. The plant should be planted in early spring or during the final frost of winter. Before planting the angel trumpet, spread a 2-10-6 NPK fertilizer on the location. You should water the soil generously to allow the nutrients to seep into the soil.
Now dig a hole that is twice as wide and equal in depth as the root ball of the plant. You can even propagate through angel trumpet seeds. The seeds are sown directly into the flower garden, about ¼” deep into the soil. Alternately, you can transfer the plant into the hole and refill it very gently into the soil. Water again to allow the moisture reach the roots. Water the garden plants twice a week till it is established. Then, the watering sessions needs to be reduced to one deep watering session once a week. Add water only once in a week when there is no significant rainfall.