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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Ornamental Tabacco
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
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.
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.
Excellent for evening fragrance.