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Korean Zest Agastache

Agastache rugosa Korean Zest
SKU: HC017437
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
‘Korean Zest’ Agastache (Agastache rugosa), with its refreshing mint scented flowers and foliage, blooms all season and attracts an amazing number of bees and butterflies to its compact spikes of blue-violet flowers. Long-lasting blooms from late spring to early fall make ‘Korean Zest’ a "must have" perennial in the pollinator garden. Aromatic foliage makes Agastache deer and rabbit resistant. Also known as Hummingbird Mint or Hyssop.
key features
Botanical Name
Agastache rugosa Korean Zest
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18-20" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to fall


18-20” tall x 15-18” wide. ‘Korean Zest’ Agastache is a delight in the garden. The plant blooms all season long with compact spikes of deep purple flowers that are highly attractive to all types of bees and butterflies. Plant it in full sun with well drained, non-clay soil. Its flowers and foliage have a refreshing mint scent and it's used in its native Korea as an herbal plant. 'Korean Zest' is an improved selection bred by Jelitto Seed of Germany to have a compact habit and profusion of gorgeous flowers. A great companion plant for Salvia greggii (sage) varieties and Hymenoxys (Dancing Daisy or Thrift-Leaf Perky Sue).
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