Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only The Lonely' / White Tobacco Plant / Seeds

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Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only The Lonely' / White Tobacco Plant / Seeds

Nicotiana ‘Only The Lonely’ is a variety of white, fragranced Nicotiana.  It has tall wiry stems, topped with a spray of white trumpet-shaped flowers from June to August.    These look best grown in borders and reach a height of 1-1.5m. 

Nicotiana ‘Only The Lonely’ plants prefer full sun to part shade and fertile, moist and well-drained soil.  Grow in more sheltered locations.

Pack of approx 1500 seeds.  Sow in spring and plant out after the last frost.  Autumn sowings can be done in a heated greenhouse.  Plants can survive over mild winters and can re-sprout from the roots in spring and live for a few years.  Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.


Caution:Harmful if eaten.


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Hardiness Half hardy annual (RHS Hardiness H2)
Flowers June to the first frost
Height 60 - 90cm
Spread 30cm
Conditions  Sun and light well drained soils
Sow Sow in spring, from February to May, in trays of moist seed compost.  Cover lightly with compost and do not exclude light.  Keep at 21-24°C and germination takes 1-3 weeks. Transplant seedlings into pots when they are big enough to handle.  Plant out into the garden after the last frost.
Grow Plants benefits from staking, especially in exposed sites.  Deadhead to encourage flowers.  Remove plants in the autumn when they have finished flowering.