Tobacco, White Shooting Stars Flowering Seeds - (Nicotiana sylvestris)
- Seed Count:
- Approx 100 seeds per pack
- Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
White Shooting Stars Flowering Tobacco - Fragrance Beyond Words
Candelabras of drooping, bridal-white, long, shooting star flowers that cluster on graceful, bold stems. Vigorous, rosette-forming plant that typically grows 3-5 ' tall with pendant clusters of long-tubed, trumpet-shaped, white flowers that resemble shooting stars.
Flowers are legendary in their fragrance. It is not uncommon for their aroma to be noticed 20' downwind. Blooms summer to fall, providing good color and fragrance for late summer borders. Blossoms emit a special radiance at sundown, and an intoxicating, jasmine-like fragrance in the evening.
Very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, especially at sundown when the flowers emit the strongest scent. The flowers are shaped like a long tube, flaring at the end into a five-petaled star formation.
Native to South America, particularly Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina, it became an ornamental garden plant in the U.S in the early 1800’s.
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