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Botanical name: Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube'
Other names: Flossflower 'Blue Danube', Ageratum 'Blue Danube'
Variety or cultivar: 'Blue Danube' _ 'Blue Danube' is a compact, mound-forming annual with oval, hairy, bright green leaves and clusters of lavender-blue flowers from midsummer until the first frosts.
Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube' is: Deciduous
Flower: Lavender, Blue in Summer; Blue, Lavender in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest free.
Specific diseases: Foot and root rot
Propagation: Sow indoors in early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Danube' (Flossflower 'Blue Danube') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.2m after 1 year.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Hanging baskets
Cultivation: Plant in a sheltered postion in full sun. Will do well if grown in a pot or container. Keep moist, do not allow to dry out. Deadhead to prolong flowering.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)|
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