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Blue Mistflower

Eupatorium coelestinum



Perennial with ornamental lavender flowers nice border plant. Will also fill in as a ground cover. From 1 to 2 feet tall. Found in sandy coastal marshes and drier inland meadows. Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. Flowers appear from July to October. Grows best in full sun but will tolerate shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Wild Ageratum, Blue Boneset
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:July to November
Fruit Timing:Fall
Global and State Rank:G5, S3
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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