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Nicotiana

Botanical Name
Nicotiana alata
Hardiness
Zones 10 to 11, grown as annual elsewhere
Height
8 to 60 inches
Width
6 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer to fall: white, lime green, yellow, red, pink, lavender; fragrant
Light
Part to full sun
Soil
Moist
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 8 to 12 inches apart
Problems
Tobacco mosaic virus, hornworm, potato & flea beetle
Varieties
  • Deep Purple - 2006 AAS winner
  • Perfume Series - very fragrant, 16-20"
  • Hummingbird Series - 12" Avalon Pink- bright pink flowers, 10"
  • Nicotiana langsdorffii - 5', apple green flower
  • Nicotiana sylvestris - 5', long tubular, small faced flowers, fragrant

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