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Nicotiana alata 'Lime Green' (Flowering tobacco)

Nicotiana alata 'Lime Green' Photo/Illustration: Todd Meier

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Botanical Name: Nicotiana alata 'Lime Green' nih-koe-shee-AY-nah ah-LAY-tah Common Name: Flowering tobacco Genus: Nicotiana
The yellow-green trumpet-shaped flowers of 'Lime Green' flowering tobacco mix well with many other colors in the garden. Growing to 2 or 3 feet tall, this annual's flowers attract hummingbirds and are fragrant at night.
Care: Provide full sun to part shade and moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation: From root cuttings or seed.
Problems: Susceptible to tobacco mosaic virus. Watch for aphids and spider mites.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Attracts Hummingbirds; Fragrant Flowers; Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Fall; Early Summer; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Green Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Cut Flower
Style Cottage Garden, Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Annuals

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