A sprawling, native wildflower with pretty trumpet-shape flowers, datura blooms all summer long. The beautiful white flowers are fragrant in the evening hours, and the gray-green leaves make a nice foil. Be careful though, all parts of these low-maintenance outdoor plants are extrememly poisonous if digested.
Plant Name: Datura meteloides
Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil
Size: To 4 feet tall and wide
Grow It With: Salvia, which offers wonderfully contrasting spiky blooms
Zones: 7-11; often grown as a self-seeding annual in colder areas
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