Conoclinium coelestinum - Blue mistflower
Blue mistflower is a wildflower with an appealing showy purple flower that resembles a lovely blue-purple fog when planted in clusters. Blooming through to the fall it attracts late-season butterflies.
Conoclinium coelestinum, commonly called blue mistflower, is late summer to fall-blooming perennial native to the Eastern United States. It is a vigorous plant that spreads easily typically growing 1-2’ tall. It has showy small, fluffy, blue-purple flowers and works best in a wild woodland garden. It can be used in borders but only in an area where its roots will not interfere with other plants.
Height: 1 1/2 to 3ft
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: July to October