Thursday, October 18, 2012

What's that plant? Brugmansia

What's this plant? And what's that smell?

The bud unfurls...

And the flower releases an amazing scent at the end of the day.

Brugmansia is a tropical flowering tree that has long, trumpet-shaped, downward facing flowers (thus the the common name: Angel's Trumpet). And besides being beautiful, these blooms exude an amazing fragrance in the evenings. 

 The sweet scent is meant to attract moth pollinators in their native South America. Lucky for us, even without the tropical weather or their longed-for moths, the Brugmansia blossoms fill our building with the most amazing perfume at the end of the day. 

 It is such a treat! Stop by and smell for yourself. 

The perfume is faint in the flower during the day, and around 3pm starts to grow stronger. Take note of our October hours: Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm Saturdays 10am - 6pm Sundays 10am - 4pm 

 Visit and be inspired!

Available in yellow and peach (pictured below).