Agastache Tango

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“Would your garden care to Tango?!” The brilliant orange blooms mass over fragrant foliage, dancing in summer breezes. A very hardy plant that will give you great rewards with very little fuss, a lovely, vigorous plant that will establish and flower in the same season.

The dense flower spikes of Agastache ‘Tango’ are plentiful and they are long blooming. The flowers are brilliant orange red atop strong, upright stems. The plant is compact and bushy, with 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 'Tango' 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.

Code

AGATG

Botantical name

Agastache aurantiaca

Height

30-50cm

Width

30-40cm

Flowers

Summer to Autumn

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

1