Nicotiana flowering tobacco looks timeless in the garden, adding height and airy lightness to any sunny spot. Water during hot, dry spells. Deadhead frequently to keep plants looking neat and to prolong flowering. Stake in windy exposures. Aphids can be blasted off plants with a shot from the hose. Sow on the surface of the soil, and do not cover. Thin to 45-60cm (18-24″) apart. It is easy to grow Nicotiana seeds.

Nicotiana alata


Season & Zone
Exposure: Full sun to partial sun – prefers a warm spot
Zone: 2-10

Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, or direct sow outdoors after last frost. Transplant after last frost.