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Heliotrope
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Plant Type: Annuals

The plants prefer full sun and even moisture and they will winter easily indoors. They open royal purple and slowly fade to lavender.Unlike other varieties bred for deeper color, ‘Fragrant Delight’ preserves the vanilla perfume that, to our mind, makes a Heliotrope a Heliotrope. Not suitedto southern growing conditions; perennial in western zones 9-10.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

This old-fashioned annual is an heirloom plant from the Victorian era, and is known for its heavenly vanilla scent. Last year, I planted it with cupheas and it withstood the strong afternoon sun in my front yard. Extremely easy to grow, I just left it alone until frost!

The Heliotrope 'Marino Silver Blue' plant has clusters of lavender flowers. It is a low maintenance plant yet produces beautiful displays. It can be grown in flower beds, containers, and planters.

Flower Color

Blue and purple

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

12-16 inches

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-36 inches

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

10-11

Soil Moisture

Medium


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Scented

Bloom Time

Summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Moderate

Seasonal Interests