This original wild Rustica is native to Central and South America. It grows to 30 inches high with abundant bright yellow flowers that are very attractive to bees and humming birds. Flowering lasts up to two months. Leaves air cure to a medium to dark brown and produce a very mild flavored smoke. Like many other Rusticas, this one is very high in nicotine and should not be smoked alone. Used also for making insecticide Grows well in cool climates and tolerates frost.