Datura Metel – Double White

£1.39£11.99

Effectively an annual in the UK climate this stunning specimen plant will quickly reach 4-6 ft in a single season producing stunning huge double white flowers with a powerful lily like fragrance and given a warm autumn circular warty fruits.  Thrives in a sheltered position with heat and is drought tolerant.

Please note that seeds and all parts of the plant for all Datura species are poisonous / extremely toxic. Please handle the seeds and subsequently all parts of the plant with care and always wash hands after contact.

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Datura Metel – Double White

Effectively an annual in the UK climate this stunning specimen plant will quickly reach 4-6 ft in a single season producing stunning huge double white flowers with a powerful lily like fragrance and given a warm autumn circular warty fruits.  Thrives in a sheltered position with heat and is drought tolerant.

Please note that seeds and all parts of the plant for all Datura species are poisonous / extremely toxic. Please handle the seeds and subsequently all parts of the plant with care and always wash hands after contact.

Cultivation advice Datura Metel – Double White 

  • Sow sparingly in pots under cover with warmth provided 12-18 c FROM LATE Feb onwards
  • Soak seed for 24 hrs prior to sowing as seed casing are very tough.
  • Germination can be slow 21-42 days.
  • Once germinated thin as required and grow on.
  • Acclimatise and plant out after danger of frost has passed.
  • Note the variety will freely self-seed if spent flowers are not removed.