High Tide Blue Ageratum
These bright blue blossoms on 14-16" inch tall plants create a lovely border. Popular for its unique blue soft furry flowers, and long bloom time makes a nice counterpoint to the other colors in a bed.
10 pelleted seeds
Germination: 5-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant apart after the last frost, 12” apart.
Sowing Outdoors: We do not recommend starting ageratum seeds outdoors
Growth Habit: Upright branching
Height and Width: 14-16" x 12"
Spacing: 12" apart
Light Needs: Full sun to part sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days
Uses: Cut flowers, flower beds, containers, deer resistant, attracts pollinators
Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Deadhead to encourage more flower production. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time.