Height: 16”/Spread: 12-14” Summer
Marine heliotrope has a compact form with broadly oval to lance-shaped, wrinkled leaves tinged with purple. In summer, it bears a profusion of fragrant deep violet-blue flower heads up to 6 inches across. The wonderfully fragrant blossoms attract butterflies. It’s rich foliage and profuse blooms make it a great choice for bedding or window boxes. Great when mass planted. They can take full sun in cooler climates, but need shade in hot areas.
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An old-fashioned plant that has seen a resurgence in popularity, heliotrope is often first found by scent rather than by sight. Clusters of small purple or blue blooms top off darker green foliage. Those flowers have a sweet scent likened to pleasant aromas of vanilla, baby powder, grapes or cherry pie. Pollinators love these flowers too!