Nicotiana x sanderae, N. x hybrida, N. sylvesris, N. insterspecific Hybrids, N. mutabilis
One Dozen of our Favorite Nicotiana Seed Varieties.
Nicotiana produce deliciously fragrant flowers for your garden that attract hummingbirds and spectacular moths. They are low maintenance plants that tolerate heat and humidity.
WHISPER MIXED Nicotiana Nicotiana x hybrida
Deep Pink, Appleblossom, and Rose flowers appear in the hundreds, and provide a pleasing evening fragrance. The disease resistant plants grow 3-4 feet tall.
BABY BELLA ANTIQUE RED Nicotiana Nicotiana x hybrida
A Tinkerbell-type nicotiana, with more compact, branching habit, and larger flowers. Vigorous 2-2.5 foot plants, produce hundreds of 2.5 inch deep plum-red flowers from July to October. Superb disease resistance and garden performance, this is a a show-stopper in the landscape.
PERFUME SERIES Flowering Tobacco Seeds Nicotiana x sanderae
Eye-catching upward facing 2 inch star-shaped flowers fill summer evenings with an intoxicating perfume. Heavy blooming, widely adapted, easy to grow, the 20 inch tall Perfume series is ideal for borders or containers.
PERFUME DEEP PURPLE Nicotiana
Passionate deep purple flowers. An All-America Selections winner.
PERFUME MIX Nicotiana
An aromatic blend of 7 colors; bright rose, red, deep purple, blue, lime, antique lime and white.
PERFUME RED Nicotiana
Hummingbirds your thing? This Perfume attracts.
PERFUME WHITE Nicotiana
Pure whites sparkle at dusk and often attract spectacular moths. Consider placing where fragrance and nature can be enjoyed.
PERFUME ANTIQUE LIME Nicotiana
Eye-catching upward facing 2 inch star-shaped lime green flowers with a tan reverse fill summer evenings with an intoxicating perfume. Heavy blooming, widely adapted, easy to grow, the 20 inch tall plants are a beautiful, fragrant addition to borders or containers.
Nicotiana alata 'Grandiflora' Nicotiana
One of the most fragrant Flowering Tobaccos, a long- revered garden favorite. Abundant branching sprays of 4 inch white, star-shaped, tubular flowers cover 3-5 foot tall plants. They provide color all day and fill summer evenings with sweet jasmine perfume. Flowers attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and a variety of evening pollinators including impressive moths..
Plants are magnificent, a must for white or night-themed gardens. A tender perennial usually grown as an annual, with bloom continuing well into the fall. Packet is ¼ gram, about 1,800 seeds.
ONLY THE LONELY Nicotiana Nicotiana sylvestris
Produces intensely fragrant white flowers which are about 3.5 inches long and 1.5 inches across. Blooms open in the evening and have a rich jasmine-like perfume. The statuesque plants grow 4-5 feet tall. This is a striking plant, especially at night when the flowers seem to glow in the dark. Packet is ¼ gram, about 7,250 seeds.
MARSHMALLOW Nicotiana Nicotiana mutabilis
Bright white flowers mature first to baby pink, then to rose, creating a magical illusion of three different colored flowers blooming on the same plant. Quickly reaches an impressive 4 feet or more tall and 3 feet wide. A tender perennial usually grown as an annual.
TINKERBELL Nicotiana Nicotiana x hybrida
Long green trumpets, unique dusky-rose petals. Remarkable azure-blue pollen is found at the center of each flower. Heavy blooming, 2-2.5 foot plants begin flowering in late spring, continue to flower all summer, become more impressive as the season progresses. Considered a breeding breakthrough, 'Tinkerbell' begins an exciting new class of Nicotianas.
AVALON MIX Nicotiana Nicotiana x sanderae
This is the most dwarf nicotiana available, forming compact, well-branched 7-10 inch plants which freely produce large 1.5 inch tubular flowers all summer long. Avalon Mix is a self-cleaning, easy to grow choice for bedding and containers. Colors include Appleblossom, Lime, Lime Purple Bicolour, Pink Picotee, Red, and White.
How to Plant Nicotiana Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil, but do not cover. Kept at 75° F., germination is in 10-20 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart, after all danger of frost.
Growing Nicotiana: Full or part sun. Fertile, moist soil. Tolerates heat and humidity. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and spectacular moths. Deer and rabbit resistant. Fragrant flowers.