Ornamental Tabacco

Nicotiana sylvestris

profile iconNicotiana sylvestris (flowers)
by Kor!An (Корзун Андрей) (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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profile iconNicotiana sylvestris (flowers)
by Kor!An (Корзун Андрей) (CC BY-SA 4.0)
1 of 7
This species is a biennial or a short-lived perennial that is frequently grown as a half-hardy annual species in colder environments. It has a branching growth habit and may reach a maximum height of around 1.5m. Flowers are sweet scented, white and tubular in appearance, measuring around 9cm long.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Summer

Special features

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Special features

Origin

America, South, America

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Solanaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

Strong
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