Nicotiania, also referred to as Night-scented Tobacco or Flowering Tobacco, is usually grown as an annual for its sweet-scented, white flowers that open only in the evening or during the cooler parts of the day. A native of Brazil, it was introduced into garden cultivation in England in 1829.

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Typical Blooming Dates: May - November

Growth Type: Annual

Color(s): White

Location at Monticello: West Lawn

Planting Conditions: Full Sun and Partial Shade