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Mistflower

Botanical Name
Conoclinium coelestinum
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
10
Height
18 to 36 inches
Width
18 to 36 inches
Flowers
Summer into Fall: clusters of blue-violet shaggy disks
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist to wet, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Prefers fertile soils that are not allowed to dry out
  • Vigorous grower that spreads by rhizomes and by self-seeding
  • Divide in spring
  • Works well for naturalizing, especially in wet areas of the landscape
  • Attracts butterflies and bees
Varieties
  • Cori - more compact variety, blooms are lighter blue and later than species

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