Nicotiana sylvestris

Nicotiana alata (Photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Favourite nicotiana species

Judith Adam

The familiar nicotiana species we grow as summer annuals are closely related, bearing similar star-shaped flowers and slightly sticky foliage.

Nicotiana sylvestris. Photo from Wikimedia

Sweet scents of Nicotiana species

Judith Adam

If you want to make a daytime spectacle in bright sun, it’s worth saving central space in planting beds for nicotiana sylvestris, says Judith Adam.