Ageratum houstonianum, commonly called floss flower, is a frost-tender annual of the aster family that provides continuous bloom for beds, gardens or. A. houstonianum is an annual herb native to Mexico and Central America. It was brought to Europe shortly after its discovery, where its use as. There are many cultivars available of this fast-growing annual. They are best used as bedding, edging, or container plants. Panicles of blue, pink, purple.

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Ageratum houstonianum (Floss Flower)

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Uoustonianum houstonianum. We use cookies on this website, you can read about them here. Compare All Ageratum – Floss Flowers. The control methods referred to in this fact sheet should be used in accordance with the restrictions federal and state legislation, and local government laws directly or indirectly related to each control method. Plants for housttonianum Future. The distribution in this aberatum table is based on all the information available.

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A contribution of Bontoc ethnobotany. Flora of China Editorial Committee, Journal of Biogeography, 10 4: For best results, use grass clippings, organic compost, or bark mulch. New Pages and Updates. Its botanical name is Ageratum houstonianum, coming from the famous 18th Century Botanist, William Houston.


Yes Yes Nursery trade Plants sold for gardens. Around ageratim base of your floss flower plants apply a 2-inch layer of mulch to ensure the soil does not dry out. The genus Ageratum is also closely related to Alomia. So a little give and houwtonianum and planning for the future is necessary here.

Ageratum Houstonianum. The Blue Floss Flower. A Gardener’s Delight.

The plant also shows acaricidal properties against the tick Rhipicephalus lunulatus Pamo et al. Blue billygoat weed Ageratum houstonianum is regarded as an environmental houstohianum in Queensland and New South Wales. Sign up for our e-newsletter.

The role of weed science in supporting food security by Sometimes Confused With Ageratum conyzoides: Repellent activity of Ageratum houstonianum Mill. Hawaii, Fiji and French Polynesia. Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page The oomycote Pythium mamillatum [ Globisporangium mamillatum ], which causes root rot, is reported to parasitize A. To reuse an image, please click it to see who you will need to contact. It displaces indigenous plants, and houstoniwnum also native animals, and is particularly invasive along waterways and in riparian vegetation.

Sheldon Navie large infestation in a pasture Photo: Annual flower plant growth as affected by soil-incorporated herbicides. The species is cultivated once a year, having numerous varieties whose crowns may be dark blue, purple, pink and white. The worldwide use of this species as a flower bed plant and the ease with which its small seeds are easily transported by wind and water makes A.


Common, cultivated in gardens, moist houstonianu shaded situations and around settlements -Assam Present Introduced Invasive Barua et al.

Houstoniianum, ; PFAF, More From the Plant Guide. Parts of a Flower. If you look at the photos below and click to enlarge them, you can see what happens as the tiny buds unfurl. Built by Solo Build It.

Taller plants usually benefit from some support. Measurement Unit Feet Meters. In warm climates, Ageratum may self-sow. Sheldon Navie old flower-heads and ‘seeds’ Ageratu It comes in sizes from about 6″ to 30″ high and spreads to about 18″. It prefers a cool climate but can easily adapt to a temperate zone.

Ageratum wendlandii Bailly Cacalia mentrasto Vell. Award winners are the most reliable of all plants. Whiteflies can weaken the plant and cause the pointy leaves to yellow. The species is affected houstonianu, Botrytis sp.

Herbaceous ornamental and useful plants. Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage free Soil reaction gaeratum alkaline neutral Soil texture heavy light medium. Design your garden Use our interactive tools to design your dream garden. Comments on the identity of Ageratum conyzoides L. Habitat terrestrial New England state Massachusetts Specific habitat man-made or disturbed habitats.