Heliotropium arborescens. Heliotrope is a treasured heirloom with a heady, vanilla fragrance. It prefers to be started indoors 10 to 12 weeks before the last spring frost date
and may be dug out and potted up before the first fall frost and brought indoors as a winter-blooming houseplant. Bee friendly. Deer resistant. Annual. Summer-flowering. Height: 12" to 24". Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.