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Nicotiana x sanderi is often confused with:
Nicotiana alata Star shaped flowers
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Dianthus Flowers
Nicotiana alata Star shaped flowers
Dianthus chinensis x barbatus Flowers

Nicotiana x sanderi

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Nicotiana x sanderae
Phonetic Spelling
nih-ko-she-AY-nah BY SAN-der-ee
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Nicotiana × sanderi is a hybrid of the tobacco species Nicotiana alata and Nicotiana forgetiana. Grows best in full sun in average, well-drained soil but will tolerate light shade. They are easy to start from seed and flower in about 10 weeks.

Nicotiana x sanderi 'Sensation Mixed' comes in many colors, are fragrant and bloom in the evening.

All parts of the plant are poisonous.

 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Perfume Lime'
  • 'Sensation Mixed'
    Many colors, fragrant, evening-blooming
'Perfume Lime', 'Sensation Mixed'
Tags:
#showy flowers#poisonous#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#annuals#night-flowering#border planting
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Perfume Lime'
  • 'Sensation Mixed'
    Many colors, fragrant, evening-blooming
'Perfume Lime', 'Sensation Mixed'
Tags:
#showy flowers#poisonous#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#annuals#night-flowering#border planting
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nicotiana
    Family:
    Solanaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Poisonous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Piedmont
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Trumpet
    Tubular
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Long, tube-shaped flowers, the petals of which form a five-pointed star.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Velvety
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Width:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Large, ovate green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Patio
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Small groups
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    Vomiting, diarrhea, slow pulse, dizziness, collapse, and respiratory failure if eaten
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Nicotine, a toxic alkaloid
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Leaves