Nicotiana sylvestris

9cm pot £4.99
available to order from autumn
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Nicotiana sylvestris tobacco plant: Gorgeous scented, pure white, trumpet-shaped flowers

  • Position: full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: half hardy annual

    Eye-catching heads of sweetly scented, pure white, trumpet-shaped flowers on towering stems from July to September above rosettes of dark green leaves. At dusk the flowers of this wonderful, white tobacco plant start to give off their fabulous fragrance. For maximum enjoyment plant in bold drifts in a sunny, sheltered border close to a patio, entrance or seating area.

  • Garden care: Keep the soil or compost moist by watering regularly during dry spells and feed with a balanced fertiliser every fourteen days. Although usually grown as an annual, plants that are protected with a dry mulch may survive mild winters where temperatures only occasionally fall below -5°C (23°F)

  • Harmful if eaten
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Notes on Nicotiana sylvestris

"An impressive spike, over a metre high, produces a cluster of lime-green buds and then long-tubed clean-white flowers spill downwards like shooting stars - an evening flare adored by moths"

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These plants grew to a good height. The silvestris is recognised as having a wonderful scent and these were wonderful in the evenings right up to October. An added bonus was that they attracted the convolvulus hawk moth which we hadn't seen in our garden before.




Gorgeous well grown plants


bought as fillers when other plants did not perform very well. They were very well packed and arrived undamaged, transplanted very successfully and grew rapidly to an excellent size. Flowered all summer long until frost finally saw them off in December.


manchester area


strong plants, just wrong choice for the bed.


to large for the average bed , it needs plenty of room .

chris r



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