Flowers Ageratum

Timeless Mix

Ageratum Seed

Product ID: 3432

Classic filler in harmonious colors.

Long-lasting 1-2" flower clusters add texture and interest to mixed bouquets. Mix includes lovely shades of red, pink, blue, and white, which complement any color scheme. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Ideal for beds, containers, and cutting. For continuous blooms from early summer until frost, make 2-3 successive plantings. Ageratum is also known as flossflower. Ht. 24-30". Avg. 221,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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$4.10
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250 Seeds

$6.05
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1,000 Seeds

$10.40
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION:7-10 days at 75-80°F (24-27°C).

SOWING:
Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Do not cover seed as light aids germination. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seed with displaced soil. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant after the danger of frost has passed. No pinching or support is needed. Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun. Ageratum will tolerate part shade where summers are hot.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Fertile soil with good drainage, and a pH of 5.0-6.0.

PLANT SPACING:
9-12".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Annual.

HARVEST:
Fresh: Harvest when flower spikes 3/4 open. Dried: Harvest when flowers are completely open; hang. May be air-dried, but the flower color often fades.

USES:
Cut flower or dried flower. Back of beds, borders, and mass plantings.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Ageratum houstonianum

ALTERNATE NAMES:
Flossflower, blue mink

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Ageratum houstonianum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.
80 - 100 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Variety attracts and supports pollinators and/or insects that prey on garden pests.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts Attracts Beneficial Insects