Floss Flower Seeds,ageratum houstonianum,Cloud Nine White-PEL,Early Variety.
Ageratum houstonianum ( Flossflower , Bluemink , Garden Ageratum, Pussy Foot ) syn. Ageratum mexicanum Hort. ) is a cool-season annual plant often grown as a bedding plant in gardens . Herb 0.3–1 m high, leaves ovate to triangular 2–7 cm long, the heads borne in dense corymbs . The ray flowers are threadlike, leading to the common name.
Ageratum (Ageratum Mexicanum White) - This popular annual is smothered with soft, puffy, white flowers. It fills beds quickly and blooms continuously throughout the summer. Ageratum plants are vigorous, free-flowering, fully branched and mounded. The flower seeds establish quickly and the plants spread up to 12 - 15 inches in the landscape. Commonly called Floss Flower, this variety is highly recommended for commercial landscapes. It has outstanding garden performance in borders or containers with flowering all summer.
- Season: Annual
- USDA Zones: 4 - 8
- Height: 12 inches
- Bloom Season:White
- Environment: Full sun
- Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Temperature: 68 - 86F
- Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 6 - 12 inches