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Incense Heliotrope Heliotropium arborescens

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
14" 14"
Height: 10" - 14"
Spread: 12" - 14"
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  • Details

    Features

    Colorful, fragrant flowers.

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    Fragrant Flower
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 14 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    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: 

    Great in landscapes and containers

    Maintenance Notes: 

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

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    • I always include this plant, not only because it is very pretty but for its' scent. Very fragrant!!

      M.Montague
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 10 years ago
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