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Ageratum houstonianum ‘Adriatic’

Floss flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.15m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourMid-blue
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Ageratum houstonianum ‘Adriatic’ (Floss flower). This variety is bushy with clear, mid-blue flowerheads over heart-shaped, mid green foliage.

Characteristics

Annual, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

America, West Indies

Interest and use

Cutting bed, edging, border or hanging basket.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These plants will benefit from monthly fertilizing in the growing season. You can grow them in partial shade, especially in warm climates.

Propagation

The seeds are usually started indoors and set out as transplants after all danger of frost has passed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to root-rot.

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