Nicotiana alata, Jasmine Tobacco
from southern Brazil to northeast Argentina, jasmine tobacco fills
the night air with sweet scents of romance. Tubular green-white
flowers 4ft high spread purple anthers to greet lunar lovers and
morning buzzers. A perennial in its native land, this frost-sensitive
species won't survive winters below 15°F, so it's a self-seeding
annual in our clime.
Grow specs: Space at 4". Easy to grow.
Withstands semi-dry conditions. Attracts butterflies, moths, and
Medicinal information on this particular species of
tobacco is limited, but it is known as a fumitory and masticatory
in South America. All parts contain nicotine and are considered