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Heliotrope Scentropia Blue
(Cherry Pie)

£6.00

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Great for wildlife
Partial Shade, Sun
Cut Flowers
Annual
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Heliotrope Scentropia Blue is a beautiful and highly fragrant plant that belongs to the heliotrope family. This particular species is known for its deep blue-purple flowers, which release a sweet fragrance that is reminiscent of vanilla and cherry.

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Description

Heliotrope Scentropia Blue is a low-maintenance annual bedding plant that is easy to grow and wonderfully fragranced. Some people think they smell like vanilla, and others like their common name 'Cherry Pie' Either way, they are best planted on or near to the patio so that their scent can be enjoyed. They are also adored by bees and butterflies and will flower all summer long.    

Planting Conditions

For best results grow in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.  This can either be at the front of a border or in a container. 

Watering & Feeding

Water well to establish and feed fortnightly during the summer. 

General Care

Snip dead flowers off to extend the flowering period.