Blue Billygoat Weed
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About Blue Billygoat Weed
Belonging to the family Asteraceae, this is a frost-tender annual to 1/2-1' tall with clusters of fluffy, aster-like flowers blooming from May to October. It is moderately drought tolerance but prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil and full sun. The plant is seldom damaged by rabbits and deer.
Also known as
Flossflower, Bluemink, Blueweed, Pussy foot and Mexican paintbrush
How to care for Blue Billygoat Weed
Blue Billygoat Weed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Blue Billygoat Weed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Blue Billygoat Weed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blue Billygoat Weed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.