Ageratum, Floss Flower, Flossflower 'Blue Mink'

Ageratum houstonianum

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ageratum (ad-jur-RAY-tum) (Info)
Species: houstonianum (hoos-toh-nee-AH-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Mink

Category:

Annuals

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Dark Blue

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Westbrook, Connecticut

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Perryville, Missouri

Chewelah, Washington

Kennewick, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 21, 2016, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Reliable 10" medium blue-lavender flowers lasted until frost, but got a little ragged in October. Available from many sources.

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