Heliotrope Lord Roberts


(Heliotropium arborescens ‘Lord Roberts’)


An easy care plant that will flower through the year in mild climates. It provides a striking display of deep purple flowers with a vanilla fragrance.


Large slightly domed heads of purplish flowers a1most smother the deeply veined, deep green foliage.


A sunny or lightly shaded position is preferred. Lord Roberts fits in well with low growing shrubs and perenials.


Easily grown in good garden soil with added organic matter; trim when necessary to keep a tidy shape.


Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed especially after pruning will keep it looking its best.


  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 1-2
Habit A low growing shrubby plant that makes a  compact rounded bush.
Position Part to Full Sun, Moderate Frost.
Height 80CM
Width 80CM