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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
colour-changing tobacco plant flowering tobacco plant
Nicotiana can be annuals, biennials, perennials or shrubs, with simple, alternate leaves and tubular or salver-shaped, often fragrant flowers borne in racemes or panicles in summer or autumn
N. mutabilis is an upright annual to 1.5m tall with a basal rosette of large, oval leaves. In summer, airy clouds of trumpet-shaped flowers are borne on branching stems changing colour as they age from white through shades of pink
Toxicity Poisonous if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by seed. Surface sow seeds, do not exclude light. Germinate at 18°C (64°F)
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get aphids, leafhoppers and glasshouse whitefly
Generally trouble free
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colour-changing tobacco plant
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