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Heliotropium arborescens, Heliotropium peruvianum

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Seed started indoors in early spring, sown shallowly, temperatures of 80F/27C days, 60F/15C nights ideal, though can be germinated at lower daytime temperatures. Transplant after last frost. Germination often erratic. Fertile well-draining soil, sun to part shade. Perennial usually grown as annual; may be overwintered indoors. Can also grow from greenwood stem cuttings, or hardwood cuttings late in summer or fall. Zone 10

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