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Floss Flower 'Adriatic'

Ageratum houstonianum 'Adriatic'

Also known as

Mexican Paintbrush 'Adriatic', Floss flower

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Floss Flower 'Adriatic' Overview

Ageratum houstonianum 'Adriatic' is a mound-forming, compact, bushy annual with downy, oval leaves. Frothy, clear mid-blue flowers appear from midsummer until the first frosts. Attractive to bees and butterflies.

Common problems with Floss Flower 'Adriatic'

How to propagate Floss Flower 'Adriatic'

Seed

The seeds are usually started indoors and set out as transplants after all danger of frost has passed.

Special features of Floss Flower 'Adriatic'

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Floss Flower 'Adriatic'

Cutting bed, edging, border or hanging basket.