Nicotiana sylvestris

Tobacco plant

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

White

Feature

Scented flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Nicotiana sylvestris

Plant details

Nicotiana sylvestris is a tall tobacco plant bearing elegant, long, white slim drooping flowers with an intense fragrance. It makes an aristocratic statement at the back of a lightly shaded or sunny border.  It also works well in large cotainers and makes a wonderful cut flower.

Grow Nicotiana sylvestris in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Cut flowers regularly to prolong blooming. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Nicotiana

Species: sylvestris

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 150cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Flowering period: July to September


Reader reviews


flowering rose

this is a nice plant to grow as it has nice scent in the evenings .you will have to stake it as its another flopper.


flowering rose

this is a nice plant to grow as it has nice scent in the evenings .you will have to stake it as its another flopper.


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