Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Heliotropium arborescens, 'Blue Wonder', Heliotrope

Common Name: Heliotrope

Genus: Heliotropium

Species: arborescens

Cultivar or Variety: 'Blue Wonder'

Characteristics: Has dark branches with even darker sweetly fragrant dark blue flowers.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
No

Days to Germination
10-14 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
10 - 12 inches

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Dark Blue

Fragrance
Sweet

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed

Cutting Flower
No

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Planters

Image
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