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Perfume Deep Purple Hybrid Flowering Tobacco Seeds

(P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Item #01380-PK-P1
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Description

Winner of a 2006 All-America Selection, this Nicotiana is floriferous and fragrant beyond belief!

These blooms won't quit all summer!

Winner of a 2006 All-America Selection, Perfume Deep Purple is the Nicotiana our gardens (and our noses!) have been waiting for. Not only is it magnificently scented, but it blooms very heavily over a long, long summer season. If you grew the mix of the Perfume series last year and thought, "Now THESE are terrific plants," just wait until you see this over-achiever in your garden!

Usually Nicotiana is selected for either scent or blooms, but the Perfume Hybrid series was chosen for BOTH! What a great idea -- summer-long blooms of deepest purple on neat little plants just 20 inches tall and 12 inches wide!

If your summers are hot and humid, Flowering Tobacco is the annual you MUST grow. It thrives on the very same weather that makes others flop and give up the ghost! And the scent is sweet without being cloying, evocative of old-fashioned cottage gardens. You will love it!

These blooms are 2 inches long, shaped like magnificently long trumpets, and very, very abundant. And unlike some Flowering Tobaccos, these blooms face upward, so you can enjoy their full splendor in planters, along the front of the border, edging the walkway, or dotted around the patio garden! They love sun, but can tolerate partial shade too. Could any plant be more accommodating?

Start these seeds indoors in late winter and set them out when the warm spring temperatures arrive, spacing plants a foot or so apart. They will bloom reliably all summer, not resting until the cold weather sets in. And their fragrance will fill the garden, generously lending its sweetness to nearby unscented annuals from Zinnia to Cosmos! Pkt is 50 seeds.

Details

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Genus Nicotiana
Species x sanderae
Variety Perfume Deep Purple
Item Form (P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Bloom Start To End Early Summer - Late Summer
Habit Upright
Seeds Per Pack 50
Plant Height 20 in
Plant Width 12 in
Bloom Size 2 in
Additional Characteristics Flower, Fragrance
Bloom Color Dark Purple
Light Requirements Full Sun
Resistance Heat Tolerant
Season Of Interest Summer
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy

Product Review Summary

Based on 4 reviews
The average rating for this product is 4.5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 4.5/5.0

Customer Reviews

March 03, 2020

Purple nicotania

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I planted a few too many in 1 container. I can probably get by with just 1! Didn't seem to like full sun. Never noticed any fragrance. Attracted hummingbirds.

Debbie from MI
February 12, 2018

They are beautiful.

This shopper rated the product 4 out of 5 stars

Nice mild fragrance. The lime green flowers were a stunning color. Great seeds!

Deanna from NC
July 08, 2012

Crazy bloomer!

This shopper rated the product 4 out of 5 stars

Grew to height within weeks--had blooms by end of June, and they love the heat wave we've had since July 2--but no fragrance. Not sure if the scent comes later on into the season, in the evenings, or what. But right now, no fragrance at all.

JoRob from PA
December 20, 2011

Loads of blooms

This shopper rated the product 4 out of 5 stars

Bloomed all summer, vibrant purple. No fragrance though.

Sara F. from MN

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