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). You'll save $5 off the single plant price of $48.96
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Native
Fragrant
Good For Containers
Great For Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature HeightBlue Blazes: 36-48" tall
Agastache rupestris Glowing Embers: 24-36" tall
Agastache Acapulco Salmon & Pink: 24-30" tall
Desert Solstice: 40-48" tall
Mature SpreadBlue Blazes: 24-30" wide
Agastache rupestris Glowing Embers: 16-20" wide
Agastache Acapulco Salmon & Pink: 15" wide
Desert Solstice 24" wide
ShippingNow shipping to zones 2-10.
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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 cana Rosita. *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)
Botanical 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 Glowing Embers: 24-36" tall
Agastache Acapulco Salmon & Pink: 24-30" tall
Desert Solstice: 40-48" tall
Mature Spread
Blue Blazes: 24-30" wide
Agastache rupestris Glowing Embers: 16-20" wide
Agastache Acapulco Salmon & Pink: 15" wide
Desert Solstice 24" wide
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Fragrant, Good For Containers, Great For Mass Plantings
Ideal Region
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
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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