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Brunfelsia mire, Brunfelsia

Brunfelsia mire

Brunfelsia
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Peru
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersPoisonous or toxic

The genus Brunfelsia belongs to the alkaloid-rich family Solanaceae and usually is placed in the relatively advanced tribe Salpiglossideae. Brunfelsia is a medium-sized genus of about 42 species of small trees and shrubs: 22 species are confined to the West Indies; 20 species are found in tropical South America. B. Mire and the related B. hydrangeiformis cause paralysis and stimulation of the



Brunfelsia mire, Brunfelsia


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Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night

Brunfelsia nitida

Lady of the Night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Puerto Rico and Cuba
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Because of the fragrance, this plant is nice to plant near a patio or pool. Performing exceptionally well in containers, this species creates a dazzling display of long tubular blossoms from late spring through fall. Flowers emerge pure white and age to cream emitting a spicy fragrance in the evening. Fruit is a small round capsule containing many seeds. Prefers filtered light. All parts of a plant are toxic, especially roots and fruits, to a lesser degree leaves.



Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night
Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night
Brunfelsia nitida, Lady of the Night


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Brunfelsia nitida - Lady of the night

Very fragrant Lady of the Night. It has creamy white flowers with long tubes, which are extremely fragrant after dark. This plant grows as bush and is more compact than Brunfelsia americana.

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Brunfelsia pauciflora, Brunfelsia calycina, Brunfelsia eximia, Brazil Raintree, Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow

Brunfelsia pauciflora, Brunfelsia calycina, Brunfelsia eximia

Brazil Raintree, Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This evergreen shrub is slow growing. It has dull, dark green, leathery leaves. It grows up to 5 ft tall and wide and rather open branched. In bloom it is very dramatic: abundant flowers open rich purple and fade to mauve and white over a few days, all through spring and early summer.





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Brunfelsia pauciflora Compacta - Dwarf Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow

This evergreen shrub is slow growing and has dwarf compact habit. In bloom it is very dramatic: abundant fragrant flowers open rich purple and fade to mauve and white over a few days, all through spring and early summer.

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Brunfelsia pilosa, Manaca root

Brunfelsia pilosa

Manaca root
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Amazon
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This Brunfelsia grows to almost 10 feet tall and are heavily branched. They have long leaves and form flat, five-leaved violet flowers. One of the easiest and most vigorous Brunfelsia species. New growth is characterized by fine hairs and a purple tint. Flowers are a rich purple. Very showy and cold hardy. Sometimes used as an admixture in Ayahuasca brews. The root also has a reputation as an aphrodesiac.



Brunfelsia pilosa, Manaca root
Brunfelsia pilosa, Manaca root
Brunfelsia pilosa, Manaca root


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Brunfelsia sp., Lady of the Night

Brunfelsia sp.

Lady of the Night
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Large to medium size shrub with highly perfumed flowers that are fragrant at night (after 7-8 pm).





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