Genus of annual and perennial herbs and even shrubs, cultivated to produce tobacco. Leaves contain nicotine.
Latin name: Nicotiana sylvestris
Many of the species are grown as ornamental plants.
They grow in full sun pr partial shade, in moderately moist soils.
Plant in gardens groups and arrangements.
Propagated by seeds.
Biennial plant that bears white flowers from late spring to mid-autumn.