Heliotropium arborescens

Heliotropium arborescens

  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Heliotropium arborescens
  • Flower name
    Heliotropium arborescens
  • Scientific name
    Heliotropium arborescens
  • AliasCherry-pie, ヘリオトロープ, キダチルリソウ, 木立瑠璃草, Heliotrope, Heliotrope
  • Place of originPeru
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September
  • Language of flowersdedication

What is Heliotropium arborescens

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.


  • Eye
    Boraginales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Heliotropium
  • Species
    H. arborescens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 120.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.7 cm

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