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Brunfelsia americana, Lady of the night

Brunfelsia americana

Lady of the night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Fast-growing, has creamy white flowers with long tubes, which are extremely fragrant after dark. In some places it is known as Lady of the Night, though a number of other scented plants have also been given this name. It is a specimen plant. Perfect houseplant for a bright window. All parts of a plant are toxic, especially roots and fruits, to a lesser degree leaves.

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