Agastache Coronado® Red

Coronado Red® Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop)

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).
Zones 6 - 9
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 24-30" tall , 15-18" wide
Bloom TimeSummer
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKUHC014367

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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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.)
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SKU
HC014367
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Coronado Red® Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop)
Botanical Name
Agastache Coronado Red
Zones
6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Red
Height
30 inches
Mature Height
24-30" tall
Mature Spread
15-18" wide
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer
Bloom Time
Summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
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, Containers, Native, Rock Gardens, Great for Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Awards
Plant Select
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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