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botanical name:
Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube'
Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Floss flower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.15m
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 annual, quickly producing many small, weather-resistant, lavender-blue flowerheads.

Half hardy, 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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