Mini Marine Heliotrope Seeds
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Mini Marine Heliotrope Seeds

Vanilla-scented and Irresistible to Butterflies!

Enormous 8- to 12-inch flower clusters!

Item # 00980-PK-P1
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Genus Heliotropium
Species arborescens
Variety 'Mini Marine'
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Late Summer
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 8 in - 10 in
Plant Width 8 in - 12 in
Bloom Size 8 in - 12 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Flower, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Evergreen, Long Bloomers
Bloom Color Purple
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Deer Resistance
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Containers, Ornamental, Winter Interest

Review Summary
(Based on 5 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Janis from WI wrote on September 22, 2019

I have bought this plant for a few years from a garden center but this year I thought I'd give it a try with seeds. From experience I already knew about not letting them dry out ever. They will look limp and will perk up with water but the leaves will turn brown and brittle it doesn't kill the plant. Not a plant for benign neglect. I put them along our walk to the front door. Lovely smell the neighbor kids think they smell like grape candy. Attracts bees and painted lady butterfliesin my area especially from August on.

4 star rating
One of my favorites
Cheryl from CT wrote on August 02, 2019

I so wish these were perennial in my zone! They were easy to start from seed and have done so well out in the garden (morning sun and afternoon shade). Not to mention the fragrance is amazing. So happy with these.

5 star rating
Anonymous from CT wrote on July 16, 2019

Very easy and so beautiful. Amazing fragrance too!

4 star rating
Looks like the info has been updated
Gardening in pots in Portland from OR wrote on September 16, 2016

Had I known earlier that this plant didn't like to dry out, and preferred a bit of afternoon shade, my review would be higher. It hung in there all summer, but looks a bit ratty. It's in a pot, so I'll bring it inside and see if it will revive, or if I just need to start a new one (or a couple!). The flowers look gorgeous and smell better. Love it around the front of my pepper pots!

5 star rating
aj provost from MI wrote on April 26, 2014

i love this plant. it starts from seed very of my favorites.just wish it was a perennial in Michigan.

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