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Directory of Annuals - Gardening with Annuals - University of Illinois Extension

Directory of Annuals

Flowering Tobacco
Nicotiana alata

Nicotiana 'Domino Mix'
Nicotiana 'Domino Mix'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
12 Inches - 4 Feet
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Green
Pink
Purple
Red
White
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Medium
Tall
 

Features

Upright compact to tall plants offering trumpet shaped flowers all summer. Fragrant. Good for beds and containers.

Culture

Full sun, moist, well-drained soil

Cultivars

'Avalon Series' 6-12 inches tall, pink, red, purple flowers, compact plants

'Domino Antique Shades' 10-14 inches tall, deep rose flowers

'Hummingbird Lemon Lime' 6-12 inches tall, pale lime green flowers

'Hummingbird White' 6-12 inches tall, white flowers

'Perfume Mix 18-24 inches tall, mixed colors

'Tinkerbell' 6-12 inches tall, rose flowers, short plants

Notes

Continuous display of scented flowers. Keep well watered during hot, dry weather.

Also look for the old fashion types or the species. They include:

N. langsdorfii 3-4 feet tall, bell shaped green flowers

N. sylvestris 3-5 feet tall, large leaves, long tubular white flowers

Attracts hummingbirds