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Conoclinium coelestinum - Mistflower

 Sun Exposure: Sun, Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry

Soil Type: Sand-Loam, Loam, Loam-Clay

Height: 2  feet

Spread: 2 feet

Blooms: September, October

Root: Rhizomes

Habitat: Wet Prairies, Moist open woodlands, Borders of lakes and rivers

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Rain Garden, Naturalized areas, Pond edges

Complimentary Plants: Common Boneset, Virginia Mountain Mint

Wildlife Value: The flowers attract long-tongued bees, butterflies, and skippers. Host Plant: Clymene Moth, Three-Lined Flower Moth

Seed Origin: Elmvale, Ontario (Return of the Native nursery)

Germination Code: C(60), D


Photo credits: #1 by Linda M Morgan, #2 by Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, #3 by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Conoclinium coelestinum - Mistflower

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  • Mistflower has attractive delicate flowers that are colored in pastel shades of pink, lavender, or blue. It is often planted in a garden setting, and will spread by rhizomes to cover the area in a lovely burst of colour in late summer and fall. This plant reaches up to 2 feet in height and does best with adequate moisture retention in the soil. 


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