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Ageratum corymbosum

Ageratum corymbosum
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Common Name: Perennial Ageratum, Butterfly Mist

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


May be A. petiolatum. A rarely offered tender spreading perennial for a container or sunny well-drained border. It produces masses of fluffy flowers over a very long period, from June to December or first frost. An excellent bee and butterfly plant. Lift and over-winter somewhere frost free, and or take cuttings, as you would Pelargoniums etc.


Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) by either 24 hour courier service or Royal Mail 1st Class.

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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