A taller plant than its sibling Artist Purple, with sturdy stems that won't get beaten down by weather. They are excellent in gardens or bouquets, where their cloud-like clusters of purplish blue flowers weave companions together.
There are perennials and even shrubs in the small genus Ageratum, native to the warm regions of North and South America. But most of us know Ageratum only as an annual for garden beds and containers. The soft, fuzzy-looking flowers range from shades of blue, purple, pink, to white and will attract butterflies all summer. Provide plants with a sunny areas and average soil that does not dry out.