ageratum


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Related to ageratum: Ageratum houstonianum
  • noun

Synonyms for ageratum

rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers

any plant of the genus Ageratum having opposite leaves and small heads of blue or white flowers

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A study of the acaricidal properties of an essential oil extracted from the leaves of Ageratum houstonianum.
The treatments (Tr1, French marigold and summer savory; Tr2, ageratum and French marigold; Tr3, French marigold, summer savory and ageratum; Tr4, ageratum and summer savory; and CK, the control consisted of natural grasses) were based on a randomized block design with 5 treatments and 3 replicates, giving a total of 15 plots.
Alternately, antihyperglycemic compound or compounds present in the extract may lower blood sugar either through potentiating the pancreatic secretion of insulin or increasing the glucose uptake, as has been observed in studies with Artemisia extract and extract of Ageratum conyzoides L.
According to biologists at CEMDE, curry leaf tree, lemon and other citrus fruits, asclepias or milk weed varieties, ageratum also called white weed, nerium and bael tree attract maximum number of butterflies.
What to plant Edging plants such as all these dwarf plants up to 8in (20cm) tall including ageratum, lobelia, alyssum, tagetes and verbena.
Another 10 aromatic plants were identified in the study area (Achillea ageratum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Juniperus oxycedrus, Lavandula pedunculata, Myrtus communis, Phagnalon saxatile, Pinus halepensis, P.
Habitat: At all places the vegetation is formed by bush composed of invasive species (Phytolacca acinosa, Salvia coccinea, Ageratum conyzoides, Lantana camara, Ricinus communis, Sida rhombifolia), with many dead leaves on the soil and some other plant material that starts to be humified.
Interestingly, the researchers determined that holding preservatives actually reduced the vase life of 14 cultivars such as ageratum, false queen anne's lace, lisianthus, pineapple lily, yarrow, and zinnia.
Only Panicum maximum and Ageratum conyzoides recorded equal percentage frequency of occurrence in both the treatment and control sub-plots.
The variety of flowers included Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Annual Chrysanthemum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, Godetia, Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Helichrysum,.
ageratum 'WB Childs', with white flowers, while 'Coronation Gold', a yellow type, grows to 90cm (36in) tall and may need staking in exposed borders.
Easy Edge flowerbeds with summer bedding plants such as begonia sempervirons, French marigolds, ageratum and Dusty Miller.
Marigold, Zinnia, Coreopsis, Ageratum, black eyed Susan (Rudbeckia) and the native blanket flower (Gaillardia) are unaffected by nematodes.
Do this for ageratum, cosmos, portulaca, torenia or wishbone flowers and the small narrow-leaf zinnias.