Agastache cana Rosita

Rosita Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop)

Rosita was selected for its smaller size and dense spikes of raspberry-red flowers (50% more flowers than the typical Agastache cana). It blooms for several months beginning in early to mid-summer. A High Country Gardens introduction
Zones 5 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant
Containers
Native
Rock Gardens
Great for Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall Less than 10" (with irrigation), 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Mature Plant Size 24" tall , 18" wide
Bloom TimeEarly summer to fall
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKUHC014361

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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24" tall x 18" wide (cutting propagated). An exciting new form of Agastache cana that appeared as a single outstanding plant in a group of garden plants grown from habitat collected seed. 'Rosita' has been the subject of much comment in our Santa Fe display gardens because of its profusion of dense, deep rose-pink flower spikes and extremely bushy semi-dwarf growth habit.

Earlier blooming than regular Agastache cana plants, 'Rosita's spikes have about 50% more flowers per spike than is normal; the effect is striking and noticeable from a great distance. Plant in well-drained soil, and water deeply but infrequently once established.
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SKU
HC014361
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Rosita Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop)
Botanical Name
Agastache cana Rosita
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink
Height
24 inches
Mature Height
24" tall
Mature Spread
18" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Early summer to fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
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, Containers, Native, Rock Gardens, Great for Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Native To
North America
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
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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