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.
Synonym(s): Palmleaf thoroughwort, Palm-leaf mistflower, Palm-leaf thoroughwort, Purple palmleaf mistflower, Purple palm leaf eupatorium, Conoclinium dissectum, Eupatorium greggii
USDA Symbol: COGR10
Size Class: 1-2 ft.
Bloom Color: Blue, 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
Missing Images: Close-Up, Fruit-Seed
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