GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A genus of plants, one species of which (Ageratum Mexicanum) has lavender-blue flowers in dense clusters.
“The Ageratum is a lovely plant for a low bed, with its great masses of soft lavender flowers.”
“Bowers (1976) discovered that extracts from the plant Ageratum houstonianum cause premature metamorphosis in some Hemiptera.”
“En el programa de investigaciones en plantas medicinales, los autores estudiaron la accin nalgesica del t de Mentrasto (Ageratum Conizoides L.) en Cincuenta pacientes con artrosis clnica y radiological de la rodilla, muslofemural, manos y columna cervical.”
“Here it was a Deutzia, with starry cup-like blossoms; there a Spiræa, with spikes of milk-white plumes; here sprays of creamy Lantanas, and yonder clusters of tasselled Ageratum.”
“Ageratum, candytuft and dwarf nasturtiums are good for the purpose.”
“_Ageratum_ -- Valuable for its bright blue flowers and dwarf growth, going in well with other plants.”
“Other dwarfs are recorded to have sprung from species in the same sudden and unexpected manner, as for instance _Ageratum coeruleum_ of the same nursery, further _Clematis Viticella nana_ and _Acer campestre nanum_.”
“Fancy poor Ophelia prattling to Laertes about the wreath she had woven; instead of her "rosemary," and "pansies," and "herb-o'grace," hear her discourse about "Plantanthera Blepharoglottis, or Psycodes, Ageratum, Syntheris, Houghtoniana, Banksia, and Jeffersonia.”
“Ageratum is lovely for edging beds of pink Geraniums, its soft lavender tones being in perfect harmony with their color.”
“Coleus or golden Pansies as an edging, these colors contrasting exquisitely with the dainty lavender-blue of the Ageratum.”
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