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Scorpion-tail

Scorpion-tail

Heliotropium angiospermum

  • Family name: Boraginaceae
  • Origin: Florida Native
  • Height: 18” – 36”
  • Spread: up to 36”
  • Long-lived perennial noted for white, showy flowers blooming year-round, used frequently as a groundcover or small shrub.
  • Attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations and butterfly gardens.
  • Grows in full sun to partial shade, moderately drought tolerant, prefers moist, well-drained to moderately well-drained sandy or limestone soils, moderately salt tolerant
  • Suitable to grow in USDA hardiness zones 8A - 11
    Can be grown from seed