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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 24-36 inches
Fruit: Indehiscent
Other: Small dark brown to black subglobose mericarp with a warty surface.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Purple
Other: With yellow throat
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of the plant are poisonous.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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Common names
  • Clasping Heliotrope

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Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens
Date: Jul 24, 2008 3:01 PM
Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens
Date: Jul 24, 2008 3:01 PM
Location: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens
Date: Jul 24, 2008 3:01 PM
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