Ageratum genus (Floss flower). This is a genus of 40-60 clump-forming annuals and perennials that will grow well in full sun. The leaves are oval to heart-shaped. The plant can grow to a height of 75cm, and the fluffy flowers are produced in terminal clusters of lavender-blue, pink, lilac, or white.
Annuals or Perennials, Fragrants
Central America, Mexico, USA.
They are half hardy and should be grown in full sun with fertile well drained soil. Remember to dead-head the plant regularly; this will ensure continuous flowering.
Propagation is by seeds which are sown outdoors in late spring.
Prone to root-rot.
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