Also known as: Blue Mistflower, Wild Ageratum, Blue Boneset, Mistflower
Synonym: Eupatorium coelestinum
Native perennial wildflower with blue or violet blooms. Excellent nectar source for pollinators with numerous flower heads are borne at the tips of ascending branches, mostly above the green leaves. Spreading by underground rhizomes or re-seedings. May become aggressive in the right location, suggest planting where you do not mind it spreading or in a wildflower meadow.
Yearly Foliage: Native Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Light: Light sun or Part shade
Soil: Moist loamy, sand or clay. roadsides, meadows, fields, pond margins, stream banks.
Blooms: October – November
Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees