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Nicotiana 'Perfume Purple' is a beautiful, deep-purple tobacco flower for big drifts in the garden and excellent cut for the house.

Nicotiana are a great family of very long-flowering half hardy annuals, many of them with lovely evening and night scent. Nicotiana are moth pollinated, so pour out the fragrance when the moths are around.

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Genus Nicotiana
Variety Perfume Purple
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Tobacco Plant, Tobacco Flower
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in mid spring. Do not cover seed. Plant after last frosts. Or direct sow in early May.
Care Tips Picking the flowers will encourage lateral growth and prolong flowering. Can be grown in a container pot.
Flowering June - first frosts, 12 weeks from sowing.
Vase Life 7 days, give them a good drink before arranging and remove fading flowers.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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