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Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist
Scientific Name: Ageratum corymbosum Zuccagni
Synonym: Ageratum guatemalense
Family: Asteraceae
Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist (Ageratum  corymbosum) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Dies back in winter, roots hardy to to 15F ( -10C)

Heat Tolerance: Resistant

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Chihuahuan desert, Arizona, Texas, Mexico, to Nicaragua

Growth Habits: Shrub to 4 feet spread (1.2 m), 18 inches tall (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water in summer, light water in winter

Propagation: Seeds, divisions

Cultural Practices:
The Ageratum is tolerant to most soils. Cut back in winter when it is dormant.

Blooming Habits:
The Flattop Ageratum has blue to lilac flowers that provide nectar for butterflies.

Fruiting Habits:

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