a.k.a. Floss Flower
- Ageratum's powder puff blooms are outstanding cut flowers.
- Butterflies love them
- Easy garden color in borders or containers from summer until frost.
DIAMOND BLUE Ageratum Seeds
Showing uncommon vigor, the branching, well-shaped plants reach up to 16 inches high in the ground, yet are fantastic performers in containers. Diamond Blue is outstanding for massing in the landscape, mixing into borders, or for providing close-up, butterfly attracting color in patio pots.
HAWAII 5.0 BLUE Ageratum Seeds
Six to eight inch tall plants with enormous flower heads in a beautiful shade of blue. An improved Hawaii Blue, with a higher germination rate and better garden performance.
BLUE PLANET Ageratum Seeds
The large, dense clusters of tiny blue flowers are held on strong sturdy stems. They are loved by butterflies and superb for cutting. The tall 30 inch plants are easy to grow and outstanding performers in mixed borders or mass plantings.
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How to Plant AGERATUM Seeds
Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 75° F., germination is in 5-14 days. Can direct sow after all danger of frost in groups of 3-4 seeds spaced 6-12 inches apart. Thin to the strongest plant.
Comments: Full sun in cooler climates, part shade elsewhere. Prefers rich, moist soil. Blooms are extraordinarily long-lived, dead heading is necessary, yet infrequent. Plants are low maintenance, resist rabbits and deer. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.