The tobacco plant is a charming, very attractive in flower .
Can be used in borders, but theare fairly limp and may need careful staking
To avoid rampant growth it should not be given very rich soil.
Sow in warm conditions under glass from early spring onwards, or in mid spring in a cold frame.
Prick out once and plant out in late spring, 25-30 cm apart.
Nicotiana alata: Height 1 m; fragrant whitestreaked with violet on the outside, in summer. Nicotiana X sanderae: Height to 75 cm; from early summer until autumn, in a variety of colours: white, yellow, red, also green – a very unusual shade. As a rule they are fragrant as well, and in the case of the ‘Daylight Hybrids’ they remain open during the day.