Eupatorium coelestinum – Mist Flower / Hardy Ageratum

Published on May 15, 2012 by Casey

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Eupatorium coelestinum
Eupatorium coelestinum

The fuzzy blue flowers of hardy ageratum top attractive red stems in late summer and early fall. Easy to grow, it naturalizes readily and works well as a filler or groundcover planting. It’s brilliant blue flowers make a unique and long-lasting cut flower. In warmer zones and loose soils, plan for quite a bit of spreading.

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Benefits

  • Very Easy to Grow
  • Long Bloom Time
  • Butterflies Love It!
  • Attracts insects favored by Birds

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Mistflower is adapted to most soil types, but is especially suited to heavy textured and to highly organic soils. Natural stands are found on moist to wet sites, such as low woods, wet meadows, and ditches. It grows best in full sun, but will tolerate light

Native Range

Low woods and moist meadows, stream banks, ditches, base of bluffs; New Jersey and Illinois, south to Texas and Florida

Native Trivia

In addition to butterflies, late summer and fall blooming asteraceae species provide food for many insects, some of which are in turn food for insect-eating birds like Bluebirds, Orioles, Warblers and Red-wing Blackbirds.

Characteristics & Attributes

Plan Sub Group
• Medium Perennials

Exposure
• Filtered Shade
• Sun
• Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil
• Wide soil tolerance

Soil Moisture Preference
• Moist
• Average
• Moist but well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
• Butterflies
• Beneficial insects

Bloom Time
• Late Summer
• Fall

Critter Resistance
• Deer Resistant

Habitat Collection
• Butterfly
Native Habitat
• Grassland
• Forest
• Riparian, wetland

Foliage Color
• Green

Uses
• Naturalizes
• Ground cover
• Cut or dried flower
• Border
• Meadow
• Mass plant
• Drought tolerant
• Container

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