Flower Database

Heliotropium arborescens

Basic information
Flower Name
Heliotropium arborescens
Formal Name
Heliotropium arborescens
Alias
Cherry-pie, 木立瑠璃草, Heliotrope, Heliotrope
Habitat
Peru
Morph
Evergreen perennial
Comment
Heliotropium arborescens (scientific name: Myosotis scorpioides) is native to Peru, and is an evergreen small shrub of the family Boraginaceae. Since it is a plant of the Boraginaceae family, there are many hairs on the leaves and the upright stems. The first year is herbaceous, and from the second year on, it is wooded. The leaves are green and oval in shape, with wrinkles and much larger than flowers. From spring to early fall, it makes drow out indigo-type inflorescence from the end of flower stems to bloom a few short funnel-like florets and it looks like a 5-valve flower because the tip of the funnel-like flower is split into five. It is used as an ornamental or herb. Flower language is "dedication."
Like confrey, heliotrope seeds contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids, which are liver poisons, so it is better to avoid feeding.
Common name:Heliotropium arborescens, scientific nameHeliotropium arborescens, Other name :garden heliotrope, Common Herriot rope, Cherry-pie, Heliotrope, Place of Origin: Peru, Living Type: Evergreen Perennial Grass, Shrub, Tree Height: 10-120 cm, Single Leaf, Leaf shape: long oval to oval with ridges along veins, leaf height: 2-5 cm, Phylogeny: reciprocal, leaf rim: whole rim, inflorescence form: scorpion inflorescence → dispersal, Corolla: short funnel-like, split into 5 tips, flower diameter: 0.4 to 0.7 cm, flower color: blue-purple / white, flowering stage: May to September, application: potted planter, planter, garden tree, dried flower, potpourri ,perfume.
Detailed information
Order
Boraginales
Family
Boraginaceae
Genus
Heliotropium
Species
H. arborescens
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Scorpion-Type Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet, White
Season
May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
10  ~ 120  [cm]
Diameter
0.4  ~ 0.7