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Gregg's Mist, Pinked Mistflower

Conoclinium greggii

Details & Attributes


Plant Type(s) Perennial
Native to Arizona Yes!
Water Needs Moderate
Sun Full sun, partial shade
Pollinators Butterflies
Has Spines No
Size
In relative feet, width by height
1-2' × 1-4'
Freeze Tolerant No
Flowering Season March-October
Flower Color Blue
Minimum Temperature Range 0 °F
Leaf Description Deeply lobed, light green
Fruit Bristly seed head
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Elevation Range 312-4593 ft.
Description A highly sought after plant for pollinator gardens, especially for its value in attracting butterflies. Gregg's mist flower benefits from extra moisture and will spread by the root system, so planting in basins is appropriate where the spreading habit of the plant will help tie the basin together. In Arizona this species is only found in Cochise County but is appropriate for gardens in much of the southern portion of the state. In hotter climates partial shade is recommended.