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Ageratum houstonianum ‘Blue Mink’

Floss flower

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourLight blue
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Ageratum houstonianum ‘Blue Mink’ (Floss flower). Moderately, fast growing, hummock-forming annual. Produces pointed-oval leaves and clusters of feathery, brush-like, pastel-blue flowerheads in the summer-autumn. Makes a useful edging plant.

Characteristics

Annual, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Central America, Mexico

Interest and use

Cutting bed, edging, border

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Needs sun, well drained soil and is half hardy.

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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