Mistflower

Conoclinium coelestinum

Mistflower, Conoclinium coelestinum, is covered with fuzzy tufts of blue-violet flowers for at least five weeks from late summer until frost. Around two feet high, Mistflower spreads to form a dense ground cover, or large patch, in partially shaded …

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Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $5.99 ea.
5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
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Availability: In stock
SKU
33220-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial
Height 1' - 3'
Bloom Color Lavender, Blue
Bloom Time July, Aug, Sep, Oct
Spacing 1'
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators

Mistflower, Conoclinium coelestinum, is covered with fuzzy tufts of blue-violet flowers for at least five weeks from late summer until frost. Around two feet high, Mistflower spreads to form a dense ground cover, or large patch, in partially shaded settings with moist well-drained soils. It also does well in full sun, given adequate moisture. A vigorous spreader by rhizome and seed, Mistflower can be thinned in early spring to control its spread on smaller sites. Otherwise it may be better suited for settings where it has some freedom to spread. Also known as Wild Ageratum, it is native to the east and southeastern United States. Plant with Blue Stemmed Goldenrod and White Woodland Aster, for a colorful fall pollinator buffet.

Botanical Synonyms
Eupatorium coelestinum