Ageratum

 

Ageratum is a genus of around 3 dozens of mostly annual plants from tropical Americas. The most common type is the Floss Flower (Ageratum houstonianum), an annual heavily used as a bedding and edging plant. The name Ageratum comes from the Greek for 'not growing old'.

Species and varieties
Ageratum corymbosum (Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist)
Ageratum houstonianum (Floss Flower)
Ageratum guatemalense synonym of Ageratum corymbosum (Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist)
Ageratum mexicanum synonym of Ageratum houstonianum (Floss Flower)

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