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botanical name:
Nicotiana sylvestris
Nicotiana sylvestris © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ornamental Tabacco
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.25m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Erect, branching biennial or short-lived perennial. Large, deep green basal leaves panicles of long tubular, sweetly scented, white flowers from summer into autumn. The flowers close up in full sun.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. May survive short periods of winter frost, usually re-sprouting from the roots in spring.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Excellent for evening fragrance.

other notes:
From Argentina.
RHS AGM.

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