It belongs to the family of Solanaceae (Solanaceae)
He comes from South America (Colombia, Chile)
Semi-evergreen, semi-xylophilous, tilted shrub or small tree. It reaches a height of 10 m.
Sheaves of large oval length up to 25 cm and width up to 15 cm.
Large tubular wavy flowers end up in red color, up to 30 cm long, fragrant, hanging down.
It prefers rich and moist soils
It grows better in lean and slightly shaded positions
It can not withstand temperatures below 5 ° C
It is grown as an ornamental plant.
All parts of the plant (seeds, leaves, shoots) are very poisonous