Ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum

[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: 1 - 10 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Partial Shade Map it: 38.009907,-78.452679

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Blooming Dates 2001: Jun 14 – Nov 82002: Jul 5 – Nov 82003: Jul 17 – Nov 142004: Jul 19 – Dec 32005: Jul 20 – Nov 152006: Jun 30 – Nov 152007: Jul 6 – Nov 152008: Jul 11 – Nov 172009: Jul 10 – Nov 152010: Jun 28 – Dec 22011: Jun 28 – Dec 62012: Jun 29 – Dec 42013: Jul 11 – Nov 152014: Jun 16 – Nov 21