History & Origin

Native to tropical regions of Central and South America and Mexico.

When to Plant

Plant in the spring after danger from frost is over.

How to Plant

Ageratums are sold as plants in garden centers. Plant each ageratum about six to eight inches apart.

Special Care

In mid-summer, cut the plants back to about half their height. After this cutting, they will send out new blooms. Ageratums prefer full sun or light shade. Use ageratum for flower borders.

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