Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed'

Nicotiana ‘Whisper Mixed’

Tobacco plant

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed'
  • Common name: Tobacco plant
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Plant Type: Annual

Nicotiana ‘Whisper Mixed’ is a tall selection of nicotianas, brilliant for growing at the back of the border. Plants have silver-green foliage and bear flowers in glorious, muted shades of white and pink, all summer long. They release a delicate fragrance to attract moths in the evening. It makes an excellent cut flower.

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Grow Nicotiana ‘Whisper Mixed’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

How to grow Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    45cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do not Collect seeds in March

Do not Collect seeds in April

Do not Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do not Collect seeds in July

Do not Collect seeds in August

Do Collect seeds in September

Do Collect seeds in October

Do not Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed' and wildlife

Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed' is known for attracting butterflies​/​moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Does not attract Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed' poisonous?

Nicotiana 'Whisper Mixed' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

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