Where to find Datura or Brugmansia?

geebeescJune 9, 2007

Can anyone tell me where to find Datura or Brugmansia in Winston Salem? Just moved here & would like to buy some.

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puddle_of_mud(NC - zone 7)

You can sometimes find them both at the Triad Farmer's Market. Take I-40 towards Greensboro, and exit south on Sandy Ridge Rd. You can't miss it! They are usually in the shelter on the right as you enter the Market.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2007 at 1:55PM
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nckvilledudes(7a NC)

The Farmer's Market at Sandy Ridge Road is an excellent place to purchase brugmansias. There is a guy there from a nursery in Raleigh that sells them in gallon sized pots for $5--a price you won't find anywhere else. I believe the gentleman's name is Rodrigo. I have two friends who purchased a total of 15 brugmansias from him and they are doing great.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2007 at 4:11PM
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quirkpod(7 Lewisville NC)

Welcome to Winston-Salem! I live just a few miles north in Lewisville. Please come see my garden and I can dig you a Datura seedling, usually there are extras in my garden. As for Brugs, L.A. Reynolds Nursery has them ...or did last time I was there a few wks ago. They are on Styers Ferry Rd near Country Club Rd way out here near me. I am so glad to see another gardenwebber so closeby. I have many, many plants to share. You are cordially invited to my Fall and Spring plant swaps here at our house. Here's my trade list. Hope to hear back soon. Robin

Here is a link that might be useful: my trade list

    Bookmark   June 9, 2007 at 5:43PM
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nckvilledudes(7a NC)

Robin, going to LA Reynolds is great for inspiration, but dangerous to your pocketbook. I only purchase things from them that I can't find elsewhere due to the prices.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2007 at 9:39AM
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puddle_of_mud(NC - zone 7)

Yes, yes, you must visit Robin's garden! I've been wanting to visit again, but things just keep getting in the way. You will love it, and she is such a lovely lady! Hi Robin! Hope you are doing well!

Cami - AKA Puddle

    Bookmark   June 10, 2007 at 10:06AM
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Thanks for the info!!! My husband works just off Sandy Ridge right at 40! And quirkpod, I'd love to come see your garden. Just tell me when & where!!! I probably don't live too far from you. I use to have a Datura years ago, but it's been long gone.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2007 at 7:27PM
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rootdiggernc(Z-7A NC)

Hi Geebee, I'm not too far from the Farmer's Market and I have an assortment of datura seedlings and can take some brug cuttings if you want to try to root them. Will send you some more info through email.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2007 at 9:19AM
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I am in Eastern Ontario in Peterborough, I have been looking for Datura or Brugmansia(marnier)for years, I am so lost when looking where to buy them.. could someone help me?

    Bookmark   January 24, 2008 at 4:25PM
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I am rooting brugs right now and probably will pot them up soon...to give away. Only problem is that I put them all together so cannot tell which are pink or white or yellow. I had all three. If you are coming to the seed swap Sat., I can bring you one although the color will be a surprise.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2008 at 9:31PM
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cherrykist(Z-7 NC)

You might also try checking out ebay. Most of mine have come from there or the Farmer's Market. Good Luck.


    Bookmark   February 7, 2008 at 8:03AM
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quirkpod(7 Lewisville NC)

Ninawitteveen (et al): I have seen Brugmansia in several of the mail order catalogs that come each Spring. I have already recycled them, but to get started recvg them is easy. Order one, and they all share mailing lists. If that doesnt bother you. Some of the names that come to mind are: White Flower Farm, Owens Nursery, Logee's, Breck's, Four Seasons.

    Bookmark   February 7, 2008 at 10:54AM
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