- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
A woody-stemmed perennial in the mint family which grows to 2.5' tall. Agastache produces whorls of tiny, tube-shaped, raspberry flowers closely packed into 6-10\ terminal spikes on stiff, purple stems. Leaves are serrated, ovate-lanceolate, and pleasantly aromatic (lemon-scented). Tolerates summer heat and humidity. Long, late summer bloom, sometimes extending to first frost."
- Full sun to part shade
Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. This hyssop cultivar is only winter hardy to Zone 6, and may not survive some St. Louis winters. Plant in a well-protected, southern or southeastern exposure and provide a good winter mulch. Otherwise, grow as an annual.
Size and growth:
- 2.0 to 2.5 feet
- 1.0 to 1.5 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- July - September
Showy flowers, Fragrant leaves, Birds, Annual, Butterflies, and Purple
A good plant for massing in a protected area of the perennial border.
No serious pest or disease problems.