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Heliotropium arborescens

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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Heliotropium arborescens Common Heliotrope, Garden Heliotrope, Cherry Pie,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Woody evergreen perennial with dark green, velvety foliage and tiny clustered flowers in summer and autumn. Plant where the delicious sweet vanilla-cherry fragrance of the flowers can be truly appreciated. Great for attracting butterflies and beneficial insects into the garden also. Grows to 1m tall and 2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires regular watering and well drained soil. Fertilise in summer and mulch well. Trim back regularly to tidy and encourage flowering.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Boraginaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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