Conoclinium coelestinum, Blue Mist Flower, Organically Grown Native Plant Plug

$7.50

100 in stock

Conoclinium coelestinum, Blue Mist Flower, Organically Grown Native Plant Plug

(requires a minimum purchase of 5 plants)

There are 50 individual plant plugs of this species in a tray.

Wholesale pricing is based on quantity. The cost PER individual plant is:

5 or more $7.50 each
25 or more $3.50 each
50 or more $1.50 
300 or more $1.25 each

 

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Order Minimum

There is a minimum order total of $150.00.

before tax (VA residents only) and shipping.

There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

Description

Conoclinium coelestinum, Blue Mist Flower, Organically Grown Native Plant Plug

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Mistflower grows to 3 feet high, but often lower, with leaves opposite, somewhat triangular in shape, and bluntly toothed. At the top of the plant the branches, with their short-stemmed clusters of flowers, form an almost flat top. Disc flowers are bright blue or violet, about 1/4 inch long. There are no ray flowers.

Blue Mistflower attracts bees and butterflies.

Plant Characteristics
Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Leaf: Green
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom Information
Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Distribution
USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NE , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Distribution: NJ to s. IL & e. KS, s. to FL & TX
Native Habitat: Wood margins; stream banks; low woods; wet meadows; ditches
Growing Conditions
Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Moist loam, sand, or clay.
Conditions Comments: Blue mistflower is good as a border plant or as a colonizing groundcover. The fluffy-edged flowers are a magnet for late-season butterflies. It also spreads quickly and can become a pest.
Benefit
Use Wildlife: This wildflower attracts bees and butterflies.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes
Value to Beneficial Insects
Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Conoclinium coelestinum, Blue Mist Flower, Organically Grown Native Plant Plug

For Shipping, Planting and additional FAQ’s please see “About our organically grown native plug trays “.

See all available Native Perennial Grasses &  Organically Grown Plug Trays