Hummingbird Mint Hyssop Collection (Agastache)

Try four different customer-favorite Agastache varieties in this Agastache Collection and you'll draw plenty of hummingbirds to your yard. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature HeightBlue Blazes: 36-48" tall
Agastache rupestris: 36-42" tall
Agastache cana Rosita: 24" tall
Desert Solstice: 40-48" tall
Mature SpreadBlue Blazes: 24-30" wide
Agastache rupestris: 18" wide
Agastache cana Rosita: 18" wide
Desert Solstice 24" wide
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SizeCollection of 4
SKUHC017104

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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Try four different customer-favorite Agastache varieties in this Agastache Collection. It includes: Agastache Blue Blazes, Agastache rupestris, Agastache Desert Solstice, and Agastache Coronado Red. *We reserve the right to substitute a plant with similar attributes.

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SKUHC017104
Item Package Size
Collection of 4
Common Name
Hummingbird Mint Hyssop Collection (Agastache)
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink, Orange, Blue
Mature Height
Blue Blazes: 36-48" tall
Agastache rupestris: 36-42" tall
Agastache cana Rosita: 24" tall
Desert Solstice: 40-48" tall
Mature Spread
Blue Blazes: 24-30" wide
Agastache rupestris: 18" wide
Agastache cana Rosita: 18" wide
Desert Solstice 24" wide
Ships As
Potted Plant
Advantages
Native
Ideal Region
West
Planting Time
Fall
Ships To 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.
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Zone 6Shipping begins the week of September 23rd, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of October 7th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of October 14th, 2019

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

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