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Ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum

Also known as Floss Flower, this native to Mexico and adjacent Central America offers varieties that bloom in blue, pink, purple and white. The Ageratum at Monticello is tall-growing and is not to be confused with the dwarf bedding types now popular.

Growth Type: 
Annual
Color(s): 
Purple, Blue, Pink, White
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2, Zone 1
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Partial Shade
Blooming History: 
2001 Jun 14 to 2001 Nov 82002 Jul 5 to 2002 Nov 82003 Jul 17 to 2003 Nov 142004 Jul 19 to 2004 Dec 32005 Jul 20 to 2005 Nov 152006 Jun 30 to 2006 Nov 152007 Jul 6 to 2007 Nov 152008 Jul 11 to 2008 Nov 172009 Jul 10 to 2009 Nov 152010 Jun 28 to 2010 Dec 22011 Jun 28 to 2011 Dec 62012 Jun 29 to 2012 Dec 42013 Jul 11 to 2013 Nov 152014 Jun 16 to 2014 Nov 21
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