(Nicotiana sylvestris) Only the Lonely (or Flowering Tobacco) is a native of South America that was introduced to US gardens in 1899. It was an instant hit and still is prized as a necessary plant in the garden. The large handsome rosette of leaves approaches 3-4 feet across. White tubular flowers hang from tall bloom stalks and release their sweet fragrance in the evenings. Most/full sun - Reseeding Annual - 3-5 feet - 100+ seeds.