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Ageratum houstonianum 'Artist Blue'/Artist Blue Ageratum

Ageratum houstonianum 'Artist Blue' / Ageratum houstonianum 'Artist Blue'
Striking, dense flowers on the 'Artist Blue' cultivar
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Striking, dense flowers on the 'Artist Blue' cultivar

A mound of flowers

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Scientific Name: Ageratum houstonianum 'Artist Blue'
Common Name: Artist Blue Ageratum
Leaf Type: None
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Cool season annual in the south, while it flowers in late spring and summer further north. In the South it has two flowering periods, one in spring and again in late fall when cooler temperatures arrive.