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'Nagano' Heliotrope
Heliotropium arborescens

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 10 - 14 Inches
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'Nagano' Heliotrope Heliotropium arborescens
Part Sun to Sun 10 - 14

Features

Intense dark violet-blue, vanilla-scented blooms all season; heat tolerant

Award Winner
Fragrant Flower
Attracts: 
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
10 - 14 Inches
Spacing: 
10 - 14 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Purple
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Planting To Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxes

Maintenance Notes: 

Pinching plants will encourage blooming, deadheading will encourage continuous bloom.

Fragrant, deep purple flowers, and a bit more vigorous growth
habit than that of Atlantis.

'Nagano' Heliotropium arborescens USPP 14,077
Award Year Award Plant Trial
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
2005 Top Pick Dallas Arboretum
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