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Ageratum houstonianum

Common Name(s):
Ageratum, Floss flower
Cultivar(s):
Leilani Blue, Neptune Blue, Redtop, Summer Stars, True Blue
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Moderate drought tolerance; prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil; good for beds and containers, blooming from spring to frost. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
Blue, pink, white
Height:
6-24 in.
Space:
10 to 12 in.
Tags:
sun, summer, drought tolerant, summer annual, pollinator, butterflies, partial shade, deer resistant, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 1

Ageratum houstonianum Ageratum houstonianum
Photo by Carl E Lewis, CC BY - 2.0
Ageratum houstonianum Ageratum houstonianum
Photo by Mauricio Mercadante, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Ageratum houstonianum A. houstonianum flower detail
Photo by Nemo's Great Uncle, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Ageratum houstonianum A. houstonianum leaf detail
Reinaldo Aguilar, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0