This is an upright herbaceous branched annual, which can grow to about 45cm. It will produce soft hairy, oval green leaves and small white or pale lilac flowers in forked spikes. The flowers will appear in the spring and autumn.
Common problems with Heliotrope
How to propagate Heliotrope
Seed in spring, by greenwood cuttings in summer. Semi-ripe cuttings in early autumn.
Other uses of Heliotrope
Grown for their fragrant flowers.