Agastache Coronado® Red

Coronado Red® Hyssop (Hummingbird Mint)

 
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Coronado Red® Hyssop (Agastache Pstessene Coronado® Red) is a distinctive selection of Hummingbird Mint with silver-green foliage and spikes of orange-red flowers. This Agastache plant has a very vertical habit and blooms beginning in mid-summer. A 2009 Plant Select winner. Drought resistant perennial plant (xeric).

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per plant - 5" deep pot You save: 15%
Zones 6 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Less than 10" (with irrigation), 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Ideal Region
Only in Western US
Bloom Time Summer
Shipping Shipping begins in early September, coldest zones first. Buy now and we'll ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. More shipping info Learn More…
Size Plant - 5" deep pot
SKU 11840
Award: Plant Select

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2009 Plant Select winner. 24-30" tall x 15-18" wide. Coronado Red® Hyssop (Agastache Pstessene Coronado® Red) is an outstanding hybrid grown for its showy dark orange flowers, maturing to scarlet and held over the foliage on long 12-15" long flower spikes. This perennial Hummingbird Mint plant has a very upright, narrow growth habit with stiff stems and mint scented gray-green foliage. This Agastache aurantiaca hybrid has a very long season of bloom. Leave standing over winter for improved cold hardiness. Cut back to green foliage in early to mid-spring (cutting propagated.)
SKU 11840
Common Name Coronado Red® Hyssop (Hummingbird Mint)
Botanical Name Agastache Pstessene (Coronado® Red)
Zones 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, Orange
Mature Height 24-30" tall
Mature Spread 15-18" wide
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount of Rain Less than 10" (with irrigation), 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Native
Ideal Region Western Only, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Tips for growing Agastache

Agastache are sun loving plants with aromatic foliage and flowers. They bloom from mid-summer into early fall and are resistant to rabbits and deer.

Agastache need lean, well-drained soils, prefer gravel mulches, and appreciate deep but infrequent watering after their second growing season

  1. Provide a fast draining soil that's naturally low in fertility, Don't plant into clay soils.
  2. Plant in full hot sun.
  3. Just a few handfuls of compost in the planting hole is enough. Don't plant into a rich, highly amended soil..
  4. Fertilize the Agastache just once in fall with Yum Yum Mix and Planters II.
  5. New transplants need regular irrigation their first growing season to establish themselves. Watering can be reduced greatly during the second growing season when the plants have matured.

To improve winter-hardiness, and encourage re-seeding, leave the stems intact over the winter. In mid-spring, remove old stems just above the new foliage, about 4 or 5 inches above ground level.

If your conditions don't lend themselves to growing Agastache in your garden, they do well planted in containers.

More in-depth guidance for growing Agastache: Agastache Growing Tips, Agastache: Super-Stars of the Perennial World Part 1, and Agastache: Super-Stars of the Perennial World Part II.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Fall shipping begins the week of September 5, zones 3-4 first. Most plant orders arrive within 3-5 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.

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High Country GardensAgastache Coronado® Red
 
4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (6)
  • Hardy (6)
  • Fragrant (5)
  • Accurate instructions (3)
  • Healthy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (4)
  • Patio (4)
  • Garden (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Hardy in N TX as well!

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from Sulphur Springs,TX

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

    My mother and I both have it all the way around the house,it's beautiful,fragrant and the seeds grow everywhere we plant them and spread abundantly with no effort! Love em!

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    • Personal

    (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Plant

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    from Coffeyville, KS

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    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Fragrant
    • Hardy
    • Healthy
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Outdoors
      • Patio
      • Pool Area

      Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

      I use this plant in my raised beds. It's very attractive as well as hardy. Once established, it stands up to hot, dry, Kansas summer weather with little care. Love to brush up against it when working in my beds. It emits such a wonderful fragrance. Agastache Rupestris is my all time favorite, but this is a close second.

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      (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The hummingbirds delight

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      from Santa Fe, NM

      About Me Getting Started

      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Fragrant
      • Grows Fast
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Wonderful And Hardy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Outdoors
        • Patio

        Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

        I ordered small plants this year and this one grew very fast and had flowers of color into mid November. I will buy more in the Spring!

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        • Personal

        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Agastache Coronado Red

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        from No VA

        About Me Master Gardener

        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions
        • Attractive
        • Hardy
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Butterfly-hummer Attracto
          • Outdoors
          • Patio

          Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

          This wintered over just fine - blooming it's head off already! Recommend trimming post bloom (any non-seed producing stems) to encourage re-bloom (As of 6/4/15).

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Hummingbirds love it!

          By 

          from Eugene Oregon

          About Me Getting Started

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Fragrant
          • Hardy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Patio

            Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

            Bought this to attract and keep hummingbirds around and it works great!

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            • Personal

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Repeat bloomer

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            from Lake Byron, SD

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            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Fragrant
            • Hardy
            • Heavy Bloomer
            • Repeat Bloomer

            Cons

            • Poor Color

            Best Uses

            • Deer Resistant
            • Late Season Color
            • Pollinator Friendly

            Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Coronado® Red:

            Fragrant foliage, long bloom season, can be sheared to encourage a second flush of blooms. More compact than other Agastaches. Only drawback is the color. Blooms tend to be a dull orange more than red. Ideal for hummingbird gardens.

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            USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

            To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

            • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
            • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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