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‘Blue Danube’ ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube'

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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

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

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

  • Genus : Ageratum
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Type : Annuals
  • Uses : Containers
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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    SallyRMassey 10/22/2018

    I love the color of flowers.

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