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Agastache rupestris

Licorice Mint or Sunset Hyssop

Licorice Mint Hyssop is one of the best, most durable species in the Agastache family. With smoky orange flowers held by lavender calyxes, the entire plant is scented like licorice and mint. A 1996 High Country Gardens introduction.

SKU# HBL5DXX

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SKU HBL5DXX
Common Name Licorice Mint or Sunset Hyssop
Botanical Name Agastache rupestris
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Pink, Orange, Silver
Estimated Mature Height 36-42" tall
Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Early summer to mid fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", Less than 10" (with irrigation)
Advantages Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Special Groups High Country Gardens Introduction
Ideal Region Western Only
Details
2005 Plant Select Winner 36-42" tall x 18" wide (seed propagated). Licorice Mint Hyssop is a superior perennial enjoyed in the garden for its spicy fragrance, uniquely colored flowers and finely textured foliage. It is also a superb hummingbird plant attracting them for several months with its nectar-rich flowers. Like lavender, it is an indispensable perennial for water-thrifty gardens. Agastache rupestris loves a hot, sunny position in well-drained soil. Keep an eye out for the hummingbirds when this plant is in bloom. Its nectar-rich flowers are unsurpassed in bringing hummingbirds into your garden.
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