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Heliotrope

Heliotropium europaeum

Heliotropium europaeum by Geoffrey Cox (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Heliotrope Overview

This is an upright herbaceous branched annual, which can grow to about 45cm. It will produce soft hairy, oval green leaves and small white or pale lilac flowers in forked spikes. The flowers will appear in the spring and autumn.

Common problems with Heliotrope

How to propagate Heliotrope

Cuttings

Seed in spring, by greenwood cuttings in summer. Semi-ripe cuttings in early autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Heliotrope

Grown for their fragrant flowers.