A very hardy plant that will give you great rewards with very little fuss, a lovely, vigorous plant that will establish quickly and flower all through the warm weather.
The dense flower spikes of Agastache are plentiful and long blooming. The flowers are brilliant orange red atop strong, upright stems. The plant has a well branched habit.
Agastache stands up to the summer heat. The foliage of Agastache has a lemon-anise fragrance. This is strongest when brushed up against, so if you like it, plant it where it can be enjoyed such as by a pathway.
Agastache looks fantastic in dry beds, cottage gardens, rock gardens and large containers. It is an excellent plant for attracting birds, bees and beneficial insects to your garden.
Tolerant of poor soils so long as they are well drained, Agastache are ideal for providing long lasting colour as a dry garden or border plant. Ideally, you should dead head the flowers regularly to encourage more blooms.
Agastache plants prefer a full sun to light shade position. Water to establish, then only if rainfall is low, however, the flowering season will last longer if the plant is kept moist.
Agastache is also known as 'Hummingbird Mint', and is a native to the south western U.S. It is an excellent plant for attracting birds, bees and beneficial insects to your garden.
Summer to autumn
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade