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Heliotropium arborescens /Cherry Pie Plant

Heliotropium arborescens  / Heliotropium arborescens
Several inflorescences
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Several inflorescences

Flowers and foliage

Many flowers produced on each inflorescence

Close view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Heliotropium arborescens
Common Name: Cherry Pie Plant
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Various, Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Grown as an annual except in zone 10 and warmer. Has showy foliage and flowers. Butterflies are attracted to its fragrant flowers. There are a number of cultivated varieties that vary in plant size and color of flowers. Planats started from seed.