Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Ageratum houstonianum, Aloha Blue Hybrid, Floss Flower

Common Name: Floss Flower

Genus: Ageratum

Species: houstonianum

Cultivar or Variety: Aloha Blue Hybrid

Characteristics: excellent garden performance

Life Cycle
Annual

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Form
Ground Cover
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Blue

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Potential Hazzards or Invasiveness
Non-Invasive

Cutting Flower
Yes

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Hanging Baskets
Planters

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