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Heliotropium curassavicum - Salt Heliotrope (Seed)

Heliotropium curassavicum - Salt Heliotrope (Seed)

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  • Heliotropium curassavicum - Salt Heliotrope (Seed)

    Heliotropium curassavicum - Salt Heliotrope (Seed)

    Salt heliotrope is a low-growing perennial that is suited to either moist or dry areas. Delicate flowers open yellow-white, then turn purplish-white when pollinated. Spreads by rhizomes, can be invasive.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameHeliotropium curassavicum
    Common NameSalt Heliotrope
    Plant TypePerennials
    Height by Width1ft. x 4ft.
    Flower ColorPurple, Violet, Lavender, White, Cream
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, February
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementModerate
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonYear Round
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Moderate

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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