Mexican giant hyssop

Agastache mexicana hybrids

Mexican giant hyssop - Agastache  mexicana hybrids

Common Name: Mexican giant hyssop
Genus: Agastache
Cultivar: mexicana hybrids

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.90 m (90 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, Red, White, Orange
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This variable perennial produces tiered spikes of tubular flowers for a long period from mid summer. The flowers come in a variety of colours including white, pinks ,oranges and reds and are highly-attractive to bees. The mid green foliage has a delicious lemon scent. Perfect for adding some late summer and autumn colour to a sunny border.

  • Garden care: Avoid the temptation to cut back the faded flower-stems in autumn since they provide interest in the winter months. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring.

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