WHOLESALE HELIOTROPE NURSERIES
Another old fashioned garden plant, Heliotrope is widely used both in mass plantings as well as a clumping feature in the garden border. Good foliage, masses of attractive flowers, easy care and attracting bees and butterflies to the garden, this is a landscapers delight.
It is the species Heliotrope arborescens that is widely grown, it provides us with many cultivars and is a wonderful low growing ground cover plant often called simply, ‘Cherry Pie’. An evergreen perennial plant originally from South America it grows in many areas of Australia however is best in areas of low humidity.
Varieties vary in growth habit from low growing at around 15 cm to shrub types at 1m in height. Fragrance is generally
Evergreen with deep green to purple heavily textured foliage and brilliant purple flowers from spring though to summer wholesalers offer a number of cultivars worthy of consideration.
Heliotrope is very attractive to butterflies and bees, grows well in full sun to light afternoon shade.
Landscapers are turning more to these versatile flowering plants, great foliage, and great ground cover plants.
- Heliotrope ‘Lord Roberts’
- Heliotrope ‘Cherry Pie’ spreads to around 1m with deep purple flowers that have a vanilla fragrance.
- Heliotrope ‘alba’ – A variety with white flowers.
- Heliotrope ‘aurea’ – Golden to buttery yellow foliage with pale mauve flowers.
Heliotrope plants are available for sale from the following wholesale growers.
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.