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botanical name:
Ageratum 'Blue Mink'
Ageratum 'Blue Mink' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Floss flower
synonyms:  Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Mink'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
Compact bushy half-hardy annual with dense fluffy heads soft powder blue flowers from midsummer to autumn. Reliable and popular variety.

Fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun and a sheltered position.

From seed sown in early spring at 16-18°C. Can also be sown in autumn and overwintered at 10°C.

Bedding, border edges or containers.

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