Soft woody perennial shrub < 3 m tall. Leaves are ovate, soft, alternate, dark green and covered in fine hairs. Flowers are large, pendulous, trumpet-like, white/pink/apricot, fragrant at night and borne all year round. Fruit is rare.
Although angel’s trumpet is not a legally declared pest plant, it may still be invasive in some situations. Consider lower risk alternatives for your garden, such as native plants.
Forest and riparian margins, disturbed habitats, wasteland, urban areas.
Seed set is rare. Vegetative spread from cuttings and rhizome fragments. Human-mediated dispersal through dumping of garden waste and deliberate plantings.
Toxic to animals and humans.
Follow up treated areas 3 times per year. Encourage natural regeneration of native plants or replant treated areas where possible after 2-3 treatments to establish dense ground cover and minimise reinvasion.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.