Nicotiana

Nicotiana

Nicotiana bear undivided leaves, often covered with sticky hairs, and clusters of flowers with narrow, tubular bases and flaring, flat-to cup-shaped faces from summer to frost.  Many nicotianas have flowers that open only in late afternoon or early evening and are fragrant at night.  Nicotiana loves a site with full sun or parital shade and rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil.  Water during dry weather and deadhead to keep plants neat-looking and encourage new flowers to form.    These flowers attract moths and hummingbirds. 

Specifications

  • Common Name: Tobacco Plant
  • Bloom: Early Summer | Summer | Late Summer | Early Fall
  • Growth: 12-18 Inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun | Partial Sun | Partial Shade
  • Water: Average