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AGERATUM( PEARL SERIES)
Flossflower, Pearl Ageratum
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The well-branched flossflowers in the Pearl Series are compact mounding plants that tend to flower earlier than others and certainly bear their blooms in profusion. These tender perennials are widely planted as bedding annuals and will bloom all season long.
These bushy plants have lush, deep green leaves. When temperatures are warm and growing conditions good, they produce big clusters of button-like flowers that are blue, white, or rose with silvery sheen on the petals. Bees and butterflies flock to the blooms. Deadheading will encourage vigorous flowering and keep plants looking pretty.
Vigorous and easy to grow, flossflowers perform best in sites with full sun and average to fertile loam with good drainage. Partial sun is tolerated in hottest regions but elsewhere full sun is usually best. Average water and regular fertilizer for flowering are recommended. Rarely bothered by deer, Pearl Series flossflowers are lovely in containers or mixed borders and pair well with other brightly colored, sun-loving ornamentals. In tropical or subtropical zones these survive all year long as evergreen perennials although their flowering wanes in summer's intense heat. They may also self-sow if the growing season is long and mild.
12 - 1
10 - 13
A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
6"-10" / 15.2cm - 25.4cm
10"-12" / 25.4cm - 30.5cm
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Purple, Rose, Light Blue, Blue Violet
Bedding Plant, Container, Mixed Border, Tropical
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