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Scientific Name: Nicotiana x sanderae
Pronunciation: nih-koe-shee-AY-nuh ex SAN-der-ay
Common Name: flowering tobacco
Family Name: Solanaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Leaves alternate, spoon-shaped to oblong-ovate; flowers funnel shaped green corolla tube opening at right angle to 5 colourful petals, about 5 cm wide.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin ( N. alata x N. forgetiana)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting (Caution: poisonous parts)
Additional Info: Google
flowering tobacco
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Sessile
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblong, Ovate, Spatulate
Apices: Acute, Obtuse, Rounded
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Entire, Undulate (wavy)

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle-like, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): White, Pink, Purple, Red, Green-yellow
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: n/a
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark or Stem Colour: Green

Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, Mildew, Mites, Virus, ( Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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