Datura wrightii
Plants of the Southwest

Datura wrightii

Sacred Datura, Jimsonweed

This large, shrub-like, herbaceous perennial grows 3-4 ft. high and just as broad. Enormous, white, 8" trumpet flowers bloom in the evening, often lasting until the next morning. Sacred Datura or Jimsonweed is a truly stunning plant! Blooms in summer. Tolerant of poor soil. Native to the Four Corners region, Texas and California. Note: Datura can be poisonous if taken internally, and don't rub your eyes if you've handled Datura. Soak seed in water overnight and sow in spring or summer. Zones 5-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 5678


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