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Nicotiana alata

Family: Solanaceae

Common names: TOBACCO, TOBACCO PLANT

Native to: Northeast Argentina, South Brazil

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 2.5 feet

Max width: 2.5 feet

Flower

red

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird, hummingbird

Bird species attracted to plant: finch, hummingbird, oriole, warbler

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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