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Ageratum houstonianum

How to plant Ageratum seeds

The powder puff blooms of Ageratum make outstanding cut flowers. And butterflies love them. Ageratums add easy color in borders, beds, or containers from summer until frost.

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BLUE HORIZON Ageratum Seeds

Blue Horizon blooms continuously from late spring to frost. Long-lasting, lavender-blue flowers on 18 to 30 in. tall plants. One of the best ageratums for cut flowers.

30 seeds - $2.99

Ageratum Aloha Blue seeds
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ALOHA BLUE Ageratum Seeds

Aloha Blue's fluffy puffs of lavender-blue flowers are densely clustered above dwarf, uniform, 6-8 in. plants. Aloha Blue ageratum makes an ideal low summer border or addition to mixed containers.

50 pelleted seeds - $2.99

Ageratum Cloud Nine Mix seeds
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CLOUD NINE MIX Ageratum Seeds

Blue, white, and pink flowers float above low and spreading, 5 in. tall plants. Flowers appear faster, growth is more uniform, and leaves are smaller when compared to other ageratum.

50 pelleted seeds - $2.99

Ageratum Cloud Nine Pink seeds
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CLOUD NINE PINK Ageratum Seeds

Five inch tall plants topped with fluffy pink flowers. Bloom is fast, growth is uniform, and leaves are relatively small.

50 pelleted seeds - $2.99

Ageratum Cloud Nine White
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Cloud Nine White produces fluffy clouds of pure-white flowers on low, spreading 5 in. tall plants. Bloom is earlier and leaves are smaller and growth is more uniform compared to other ageratum.

50 pelleted seeds - $2.99

How to Plant and Grow Ageratum

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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 in. apart. Thin to the strongest plant.

Grow Ageratum: 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.