Gregg's Mistflower (Conoclinium greggii)


Gregg’s Mistflower is a spectacular addition to the late summer/fall border. This butterfly magnet will attract a host of butterflies to the garden including large numbers of Queens and Monarchs. Tough and easy to grow, this perennial dies back in winter but will return each spring. The lavender-blue flowers combine easily with other fall blooming perennials.

Family:  Asteraceae

Synonym(s):  Palmleaf thoroughwort, Palm-leaf mistflower, Palm-leaf thoroughwort, Purple palmleaf mistflower, Purple palm leaf eupatorium, Conoclinium dissectum, Eupatorium greggii

USDA Symbol:  COGR10

Duration:  Perennial

Habit: Herb

Size Class1-2 ft.

Bloom ColorBlue, Purple

Bloom Time: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Water Use:  Medium

Light Requirements:  Part Shade

Soil Moisture:  Dry

Bloom Notes:  Frequent along stream beds and overflow areas in the Trans-Pecos, east to Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande Plains. Sand, loam, clay or limestone. Seasonally flooded stream beds; plains; overflow areas

ATTRIBUTION:  All of the Texas Wildflower images in this post are copyrighted and are the exclusive property of Terry B. Kahler. Reproduction without explisit written consent is prohibited. Some of the information contained in this section was taken from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center website and is being used under their terms of use. Redistribution from this site is prohibited. Additional information contained in this section was taken from the USDA website including the USDA code.

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Missing Images:  Close-Up, Fruit-Seed

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