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Ageratum houstonianum ( Flossflower , Bluemink , Garden Ageratum , Blueweed , Pussy Foot ) syn. Ageratum mexicanum Hort. ) is a cool-season annual plant often grown as a bedding plant in gardens . Herb 0.3â1 m high, leaves ovate to triangular 2â7 cm long, and flowers are usually blue (though sometimes white, pink, or purple), the heads borne in dense corymbs . The ray flowers are threadlike, leading to the common name.
Ageratum (Ageratum Mexicanum Blue) - Ageratum flowers are large with powder-puff heads and a soft blue in color. These annuals establish from Ageratum seeds, and they grow to about 12 inches tall. Ageratum Mexicanum is wonderful and easy to grow from flower seeds for either container planting or edging borders. Grow alongside soft pink Ageratum for a rather special effect. Ageratum plants prefer a well-drained soil in full sun. One of the best Ageratum flower seeds for uniformity, earliness and all round performance.
Start the Ageratum flower seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the end of frost season. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost. For areas with a long growing season, Ageratum seeds can be started directly outdoors in a prepared seedbed after all danger of frost has passed. Blooms are extraordinarily long-lived, dead heading is necessary, yet infrequent.
USDA Zones: 4 - 8
Height: 12 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
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
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