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Heliotropium arborescens 'Scentropia Dark Blue'

Heliotrope


Heliotrope Grower Tips:

Scentropia has a compact-medium habit and usually doesn't require PGRs except under tight spacing. Late B-Nine sprays can delay flowering. Avoid severe drying out of the media. The beautiful purple-blue flowers have a sweet scent.

Intensely fragrant heat loving color.
Densely branched and big blooms make for bold containers and combos.
The ultimate attractor for butterflies and hummingbirds.

Height:

12-16 in

Color:

Blue

Spread:

10-14 in

Hardiness Zone:

11-12

Series:

Scentropia

 

Its velvety blooms and lush, glossy foliage draw plant lovers to Heliotropium, but its fragrance really makes it a butterfly and gardener magnet! Historically known as a medicinal herb, it can be grown as a houseplant, certainly providing "good medicine" to your spirits through winter's gray days.

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Heliotropium arborescens 'Scentropia Dark Blue'

Exposure
Full Sun
Attributes
Heat Tolerant
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Tray Size
25 - Preforma Strip (26 Plants)
Uses
Bedding Plant
Container - Thriller (Upright)
Hanging Basket
Vigor
Medium