The Blue Angel’s Trumpet (Iochroma australe) is an evergreen flowering plant in the Solanaceae family. It is also known as Mini Angel’s Trumpet.
It is native to Argentina.
The Blue Angel’s Trumpet grows to 200-300 centimetres (7-10 feet) tall and 100-200 centimetres (39-79 inches) wide.
It has prolific flowers that hang downwards. The blue, lavender, or purple trumpet-shaped or funnel-shaped flowers are 2.5 centimetres (one inch) long.
The Blue Angel’s Trumpet blooms from mid-spring to late summer, and sometimes into early autumn.
Photographed in the Paris Botanical Garden, France, August 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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