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Old 06-16-2010, 08:34 AM   #1
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This is my "Moonflower" bush in full bloom so far....Datura, otherwise known as "Devil's Trumpet". Starts blooming in the late evening, blooms continue until morning and the temperatures go up, then does it all over again......light fragrance attracts large Lunar Moths.

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Old 06-16-2010, 09:11 AM   #3
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Ooh, pretty! But isn't the Datura flower incredibly toxic? (It can kill humans and animals who ingest it.) It's also an insane hallucinogen that causes delirium.
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Ooh, pretty! But isn't the Datura flower incredibly toxic? (It can kill humans and animals who ingest it.) It's also an insane hallucinogen that causes delirium.
Yes, it is but neither my animals nor I have any intention of munching on them and don't plan on drinking any datura tea either!
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Originally Posted by mwhite View Post
This is my "Moonflower" bush in full bloom so far....Datura, otherwise known as "Devil's Trumpet". Starts blooming in the late evening, blooms continue until morning and the temperatures go up, then does it all over again......light fragrance attracts large Lunar Moths.

Oh How beatiful...the "seeds" you sent to me are at about 6 inches..I just got home from vacation ( a very hot/humid disney--orlando) and what a welcoming site...hope mine grow and bloom....
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Oh How beatiful...the "seeds" you sent to me are at about 6 inches..I just got home from vacation ( a very hot/humid disney--orlando) and what a welcoming site...hope mine grow and bloom....
Yours are the vine, ya know! I have tons of these bush seeds if you want some of them, too....just holler!
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Old 06-21-2010, 07:47 PM   #9
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Yours are the vine, ya know! I have tons of these bush seeds if you want some of them, too....just holler!
Oh Yes Yes send em
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Oh those are so beautiful! I love seeing those big, green lunar moths, too. I haven't seen one in a few years.
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