Agastache Acapulco® Deluxe Yellow
Hybrid Hummingbird Mint Acapulco Deluxe Yellow
DetailsAgastache Acapulco® Deluxe Yellow (Acapulco Deluxe Yellow Hummingbird Mint) is a very compact new hummingbird mint with pretty light yellow flowers that attract hummingbirds to your landscape. Use it in container gardens because it is long blooming and makes an excellent annual flower companion. This perennial variety grows best in lean, well-drained garden soils in full sun.
|Common Name||Hybrid Hummingbird Mint Acapulco Deluxe Yellow|
|Botanical Name||Agastache Acapulco Deluxe Yellow|
|Zones||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||8-10" tall|
|Mature Spread||8-10" wide|
|Bloom Time||Early summer to fall|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Easy to grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good for Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)|
|Ideal Region||Western Only, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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
- Provide a fast draining soil that's naturally low in fertility, Don't plant into clay soils.
- Plant in full hot sun.
- Just a few handfuls of compost in the planting hole is enough. Don't plant into a rich, highly amended soil..
- Fertilize the Agastache just once in fall with Yum Yum Mix and Planters II.
- 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.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Agastache Acapulco® Deluxe Yellow:
I purchased and planted two of these in May. By mid-July, They are each about 10 inches wide and almost as tall. They have small yellow blooms on them that the hummingbirds like to visit. Looks great planted amongst the Select Blue Catmint. Good for the front of the garden with taller plants of varying colors behind them.
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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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