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Common Name: Perennial Ageratum, Butterfly Mist
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Planting Style: cottageSeason of Interest: Summer to AutumnPosition/ Situation: Sunny BorderSun/ Shade: SunFlower Colour: PurpleLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Soil Type: dry or sandy soilSoil PH: No preferenceHardiness/minimum temperature: Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)Bee and Butterfly: BothRabbit & Deer Resistance: Not Known To Be Resistant
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.
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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);
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
A tender climbing member of the daisy family with vivid orange flowers in summer. Can be grown in a large pot and stood out for the summer.
Ampelaster (Aster) carolinianus£5.00
Rarely offered, this US native produces masses of pale mauve - pink flowers very late in the year, a much appreciated source of food for bees and butterflies. 9 cm pots.
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