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Ageratum is a great easy care old favourite annual plant that performs beautifully in the flower garden. It has fluffy blue flowers, and there are pink and white varieties. Naturally neat and long flowering plants, they bloom through the warm months, and can be used as cut flowers. Throw on a handful of general fertiliser to encourage good flowers. None of the plant should be ingested as it will cause strong discomfort. Frost tender. Flowers best in full sun and also grows in part shade.
Flower colour: blue, pink, white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Planting season: Late winter, spring.
Types of fertiliser: General purpose fertiliser.