Nicotiana alata

40 plus 20 FREE large plug plants

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40 + 20 FREE £19.99
available to order from winter
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Buy Nicotiana alata 40 plus 20 FREE large plug plants: Masses of showy, five-petalled flowers

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to the first frosts
  • Hardiness: tender (needs frost protection)

    Masses of showy, five-petalled flowers in stunning white appear from May to October, known for their wonderful heady perfume at night. Easy-to-grow, they're ideal for a sunny mixed or annual border on a moist, but well-drained site.

    Grown in individual plug cells, each plant measures about 5 - 7cm tall (from the base of the root to the top of the plant). They are ideal for keen gardeners who have a greenhouse where the plants can be grown on until they are ready for planting out in the garden once all chance of frost has passed.

    Please note that as we grow these for especially for you, we need to take full payment when you place your order so as to reserve stock for you. See above for despatch dates for this particular plant. To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition each pack will be despatched individually.

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Eventual height & spread

Amazing smell! - A must have in the summer borders

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Planted the nicotiana in the borders and large plant pots round the patio last year. Trying to think of even more places to plant them this year!

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