Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata)

Flowering Tobacco closeup of Flowering Tobacco blooms

Scientific Name: Nicotiana alata
Common Name: Flowering tobacco
Description of facts and concepts: The white fragrant flowers open at night to attract moths. Larval host plant of the tomato hornworm
Seed or division information: Scatter seeds in early spring.
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): August W1
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 12″
Spread: 16″
Family: Potato
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Loam or clay
Soil: Dry to Wet Medium to dry
Light: Sun to Shade Sun to part shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 5-10

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