(Black Beauty Heliotrope, Blue Heliotrope)
Highly fragrant and producing royal purple flowers against dark foliage, Black Beauty heliotrope is a tender perennial garden flower with old-fashioned charm. It is commonly grown as a bedding annual but survives as a shrubby evergreen perennial where hardy.
This bushy plant has attractive very dark blackish green leaves with pronounced venation. When growing conditions are favorable, it produces large, rounded clusters of many tiny tubular deep purple or indigo flowers. These have a sweet, fruity...
James H. Schutte
(Blue Heliotrope, Blue Wonder Heliotrope)
More petite in size while producing lots of fragrant blooms, Blue Wonder heliotrope is a tender perennial garden flower that originates from Peru. It is commonly grown as a bedding annual but is a shrubby evergreen perennial where hardy.
This compact, bushy plant has attractive green leaves with deep venation. When conditions are favorable, it produces large, rounded clusters of many tiny tubular purple to light blue-violet flowers. These have a sweet, fruity fragrance. In fact, an old common...
(Blue Heliotrope, Incense™ Heliotrope)
Shorter in maturity and displaying fragrant medium purple blossoms, Incense™ heliotrope is a tender perennial garden flower that originates from Peru. It is commonly grown as a bedding annual but is a shrubby evergreen perennial where hardy.
This bushy plant has attractive very dark green leaves with deep venation. When conditions are favorable, it produces large clusters of many tiny tubular clear purple flowers. These have a sweet, fruity fragrance. In fact, an old common name for Heliotropium...
James H. Schutte
(Blue Heliotrope, Marine Heliotrope)
This compact heliotrope yields very large clusters of tiny violet-blue flowers all summer. The robust ‘Marine’ blooms best where summers are cool and has a pleasant fragrance. Garden heliotrope is a tender garden flower that originates from Peru. It is commonly grown as a bedding annual but is a shrubby evergreen perennial where hardy.
The bushy plants are covered with attractive deep green leaves. When conditions are favorable it produces big rounded clusters of many tiny tubular violet-blue...
The lustrous, purple and metallic silver foliage of this tropical plant is elegant. Red ivy is a low-growing, spreading tender perennial native to India and Indonesia. The puckered leaves are heart or oval-shaped, have scalloped, toothed edges and are silvery green on top and reddish-purple underneath. The prostrate stems sprawl along the ground, rooting when in contact with the soil. Interesting tiny, lobed, bell-shaped, white flowers are held in spikes on the stem tips. These appear in spring and...
(Purple Waffle Plant)
Purple waffle plant is a compact, prostrate, evergreen tropical perennial with small, dark green and burgundy leaves and tiny white flowers. The oval leaves are crinkled with curled edges and look rough and rigid but feel soft to the touch. They are dark green with purple tones above and burgundy red color underneath. In the warm months, small, white, flowers are produced in spikes at the ends of the stems and contrast nicely against the dark foliage.
Grow purple waffle plant in warm, tropical...
This low-growing tropical groundcover has glossy, bright green leaves and tiny, white flowers. It is a tender perennial native to the islands of Melanesia in the eastern Pacific that is grown exclusively for its glossy, rounded leaves, which are scalloped along the edges, hairy, and purple-red underneath. In the warmth of summer, the stem tips bear small white flowers in spikes.
Grow redflame in partial sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. It is very frost tender and will increase...
Sprawling, dark green foliage adorned with pretty, fuchsia-colored flowers, Spanish shawl is a tender, tropical perennial native to the montane regions of Central America. Considered a subshrub, it naturally will grow into a fleshy-stemmed, billowing mound but is most often seen in gardens growing as a low groundcover. The small, elongated heart-shaped or pointed oblong leaves are deep green in color with varying amounts of tiny hairs. In the warm months, the foliage will be covered in many, four-petaled...
(Alumroot, Color Dream Alumroot)
Ever-dramatic throughout the growing season, Heuchera ‘Color Dream’ features strikingly veined leaves of deep green and burgundy, overlaid with a silvery sheen. In late spring to early summer, its low mounds of richly-colored foliage are topped with a subtle display of small, creamy, bell-shaped flowers held on numerous, thin stems.
Heuchera performs best in partial sun or the bright filtered shade of open, wooded landscapes. Excessive heat and sun can cause leaf burn so avoid...