Aromagica™ Purple – Heliotrope – Heliotropium arborescens

Garden Height
18 - 30
Spacing
16 - 20
Spread
16 - 20
Habit
Mounded
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Code
Y
Light Level
Sun
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Features:

If you’ve been disappointed with heliotrope in the past, it’s time to take another look. While others can look tired and sparse by midseason, Aromagica™ Purple heliotrope remains full and covered in large, fragrant, purple blossoms. They attract pollinating bees, butterflies and hummingbirds all summer long, especially with a little deadheading now and then. Expect the flower color to be most intense in high light conditions. This plant’s rugose, dark green foliage and fragrant blooms are typically not attractive to deer.

  • Fragrant Flower
  • Long Blooming

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Keep the soil moist, but not wet. Do not overwater. Deadheading will encourage more flowers to form.

Uses Notes:

Plant in patio pots, window boxes and landscapes where the fragrant, rich purple blooms will attract pollinators and hummingbirds all season long.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Consistent

Bloom Time: Planting to Frost

Hardiness Zones: 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b

Flower Form: Container, Landscape, MassPlanting

Soil Fertility: Average Soil

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