Ageratum (Ageratum houstonianum)

Excellent low growing, mound plant useful for borders while the taller cultivars make excellent cut flowers.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 6 - 36 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Bloom Color: Blue, Pink, Purple White
  • Bloom Season: May - October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Small, Medium, Tall
Caring for Ageratum

Great plant for interplanting with light colored or silvery colored foliage plants or with white petunias.

  • Prefers full sun, but tolerates very light shade.
  • Likes soil that is moist yet well-drained.
  • Plant after all danger of frost is past.
  • Needs fertile soils to continue to bloom through the summer.
  • Removing spent flowers aids in rebloom and disease reduction.