Ageratum houstonianum ‘Leda’ seeds-( Floss Flower)


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This plant grows to approx 25cm and produces fluffy looking bicoloured blue and white flowers all of the summer. It is very attractive to bees and butterflies.It is a nice compact sized plant which is easy to grow. In warmer areas it will perform as a perennial, but in the South it should be treated as an annual.

Sowing Advice
Sow seeds in spring, in trays or pots
Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed raising mix which has been firmed. Ideal temp. 15-18°C. Do not cover or exclude light as this aids germination. Germination takes 10-15 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant to 8cm pots and grow on in cooler conditions. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed with 50cm spacing

Additional information


Annual, Half Hardy Perennial

Maximum Height

approx 25 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30

Common Name

Floss Flower


Asteraceae, Compositae