Giant Trumpets (Macromeria viridiflora)

Perennial
Onosmodium thurberi
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Giant Trumpets
Macromeria viridiflora
Boraginaceae

The plant was collected by the Hopi Indians, dried and mixed with wild tobacco and used in rain-making ceremonies[187].

  • Medicinal Use

    The dried plant, combined with mullein (Verbascum species) has been smoked in the treatment of craziness and fits[257].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts
Requires a well-drained soil and a position in full sun[187]. Plants are hardy to about -15¡c[187].
South-western N. America – New Mexico to Arizona and N. Mexico.

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