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Week 38 – September 19, 2021

Plant Information

Marine Heliotrope

  • Marine Heliotrope - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Heliotropium arborescens

Common Name: Heliotrope

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Large clusters of intense violet flowers on vigorous plants. The exquisite fragrance is an added benefit when used in hanging basket, containers and mixed borders.

Grower Information:

Crop Time: Packs, 12 to 13 weeks; 4-in. (10-cm) pots, 13 to 14 weeks

Masses of small, deep blue flowers form 4-in. (10-cm) heads.