English name: Golden angel’s trumpet
Latin name: Brugmansia aurea
Family: Nightshade - Solanaceae
The golden angel’s trumpet is endemic to upland regions of South America. It grows to a height of 9 metres. Its narrow, oval-shaped leaves grow to a length of 40 cm. and a width of 15 cm. Its golden-yellow flowers, strongly fragrant, are shaped like a trumpet and grow to 23 cm. in length. The golden angel’s trumpet is a popular potted plant, suitable for large houses or on terraces.