The Red Angel’s Trumpet is a shrub or a small tree with large, red flowers. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and have 5 corolla lobes. Hardy in zones 9-12.
Growing Instructions for the Red Angel’s Trumpet
The seeds need to be planted when received or stored in a refrigerator until they are planted. 1. Soak the seed in water for 24 hours. 2. The seeds like moist, well-drained soil. Use a sterile seed starter mix, if available. It prevents soil fungi from damaging the seeds and the seedlings. If not available, then make a mixture of half potting soil and half sand, perlite or vermiculite. 3. Put the soil in a pot. 4. Put the seeds on the soil. 5. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil. 6. Water the mixture so that it is moist but not wet. 7. Place the pots in an area with warm temperatures in full sun or part shade. The seeds take 3-4 weeks to germinate. 8. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.