Those are the words of The Herbal Husband the other evening when he saw this flowering tobacco plant Nicotiana sylvestris. It is a cousin of the tobacco plant. This particular plant is planted purposefully in between our arborvitae bushes to add a surprise. It is an annual for us, but it can self sow very rampantly where you don't want it! This plant is as tall as we are, 5'8"! It is glorious and very smelly in the evening. Someone asked if you could have one fragrant plant in the garden for season long fragrance, what would it be? I told them no one plant has fragrance all season long. It would have to be a series of plants for me, roses, jasmine, sweet peas and definitely, one would be the flowering tobacco plant! What's your favorite fragrant plant?
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