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Ageratum houstonianum 'Alto Blue'
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Care advice

Watering guidelines Keep the soil constantly slightly moist but never let it dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Flossflower, Garden Ageratum, Blueweed, Pussy Foo
Family Asteraceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • blue
Leaf color
  • green