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Agastache Arizona Sandstone

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A fabulous, compact plant with bundles of burnt orange blooms from Summer to autumn. Agastache ‘Arizona Sandstone’ has a lovely, dense, upright habit.

Agastache ‘Arizona Sandstone’ was specially bred for their compact habit, extended flower time and strong heat tolerance. As an added bonus, the blooms are like magnets to bees and butterflies!

Agastache ‘Arizona Sandstone’ has fragrant, green foliage with a handsome bronze blush.

Agastache look fantastic in dry beds, cottage gardens, rock gardens and containers, and it is a great plant for attracting birds, bees and other beneficial insects to your garden.

Agastache ‘Arizona Sandstone’ has fragrant leaves that smell like a blend of aniseed and lemon - they are even edible and can be used in salads or teas. The foliage is wonderful planted along paths where you can brush up against it, or you could pick a sprig or two and bring indoors to enjoy in a vase. The flowers are also edible, and will colour a salad beautifully.

Tolerant of poor soils, so long as they are well drained, Agastache are ideal for providing long lasting colour as a dry garden plant. Agastache plants prefer a full sun to light shade position, they need water to establish, then only if rainfall is low, however the flowering season will last longer if the plants are kept moist.

We recommend dead heading your Agastache flowers regularly during the season to encourage more blooms. It is a good idea to cut your Agastache plants back to the ground in winter to maintain a healthy bush.

Agastache is also known as 'Hummingbird Mint', and is a native to the south western U.S.A.

Code

ACASD

Botantical name

Agastache aurantiaca

Height

20-25cn

Width

20-25cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1