Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Conolinium coelestinum
wild ageratum

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This is a tremendous butterfly and bee plant for those building a wildlife garden. Native to the midwest and south we saw these in bloom at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Long flowering time from July through Nov.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Conolinium coelestinum

Common Name

wild ageratum

Origin

Non-native, non-invasive

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

2' to 3' tall × 3' to 4' wide

Flower Color

Blue / Purple

Blooming Season

Flowers Summer / Fall

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Part Shade

Water

Occasional
Availability

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