Heliotrope Dwarf Marine Seeds

Heliotrope Dwarf Marine Seeds

Heliotropium arborescens

Item #1290

Annual. One of the most fragrant flowers, heliotrope or Cherry Pie has been a favorite of American gardeners since the 1700s. Bushy, compact plants are covered with large, 6” to 10”, scented flower clusters. Grow in containers and window boxes, or near the front of a border so you can enjoy the fragrance. Attracts butterflies. In warm climates and areas with hot summers, plants appreciate protection from afternoon sun. Perennial in USDA zones 10-11.




Annual
(tender perennial)

Full sun

Blooms summer to fall

12"-18” tall

Days to Emerge:
5-21 days

Seed Depth:
Surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 or 4 seeds
every 12"

Thinning:
When 2" tall,
thin to
1 every 12"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, or any time in mild climates

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before average last frost.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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