Ageratum is an attractive flower known for its long-lasting blooms and various colors. It grows easily, making it popular among both novice and experienced gardeners.
Ageratum flowers are usually blue, purple, pink, or white and have small, fluffy blooms. They look best when grouped and can even be planted in hanging baskets.
Ageratum is highly adaptable to any soil and is resistant to heat and drought, making it easy to care for.
Ageratum requires little maintenance, only needing occasional deadheading to encourage a second blooming period.
Ageratum plants typically reach a height of one to two feet and are long-lasting annuals, which can bloom from mid-summer into the fall.
Ageratum is a low-growing flower, making it great for borders, raised beds, and rock gardens.
Ageratum has wide varieties with different forms and a pinkish hue.
Ageratum prefers a warm climate but will grow well in partial shade.
Ageratum plants are easy to propagate using cuttings or division.
Ageratum can be easily grown from a tiny seed that needs to be planted in a shallow depth.
Ageratum can be used as an attractive annual bedding plant and an attractive cut flower.