Botanical Name: Ageratum houstonianum (hybrid)
Native: Southern Mexico, Belize, and Honduras
Plant Dimensions: 24″–30″ tall, 8″–12″ wide
Variety Information: ½” bluish-purple pom-pom-like flowers with feathery petals borne in clusters.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
When to Sow Outside: Not recommended except for very mild climates, 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. 70°F is ideal for germination.
Days to Emerge: 7–10 days
Seed Depth: Press seed into soil surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″