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Conoclinium Coelestinum

Botanical Name:

Conoclinium coelestinum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Moist loam, sand, or clay.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Perennials, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Thistle like aster flowers that lack rays. It has numerous small, fluffy, tubular, blue-purple flowers (to 1/ 2” across) with discoid heads that bloom from July to October in dense flat topped terminal clusters (corymbs). In terminal, branched, clusters of small heads of 5 mm diam. bluish-purple, tubular. Blooms from July to October.

Fruit

Displays from August to November

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Conoclinium

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