'Blue Danube' ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube'

'Blue Danube' ageratum (Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube')
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Genus:  Ageratum

This early, compact bloomer grows to only about 6 or 7 inches tall. With its icy blue-purple flowers, it works well when planted tightly along the foreground of a bed. Its color blends easily with most other hues and textures. -Julia Jones, Designing with annueals, Fine Gardening issue #120

Care: 

Provide full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly.

Propagation: 

Sow seed in spring at 70 to 75° F. Cover only lightly.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Fall,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Island Paradise
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container
Style
Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Annuals

Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube'