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Heliotropium arborescens

Heliotrope

Common Heliotrope
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Heliotropium arborescens
Principal Common Name Heliotrope
Common Name(s) Common Heliotrope
Synonym
Description Old fashioned perennial with dark purple flowers and large prominently veined leaves with a purplish cast.
General Comments In colder climates this plant is grown as a greenhouse conservatory plant or as an annual. It is very fragrant.
Origin
Nativity Peru
Height Range 4 - 0 FT
Spread Range 2 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 15 : 16 : 17 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Purple
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Morning Sun : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Flower : Fragrance

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