What does the word heliotrope mean?

Usage examples for heliotrope

  1. She had fastened, to attract his admiration, a little bunch of rose geranium leaves and heliotrope in her tightly frizzed hair. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  2. Evelyn's was as large as Miss Campbell's, of roses, and the younger girls were smaller bunches of heliotrope, which gave out a delicious fragrance. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  3. It speeds through space until it reaches the earth; where intent upon its eager quest it passes unresting through all the meadows, since no grass- blade is adjusted to receive it; no daisy or buttercup, no lily or heliotrope being disposed to welcome it; it passes over all gardens until it finds a rose; and here it pauses and finds welcome. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder