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Salvias and Agastaches: Gardener's Delight

By Catmint20906
September 17, 2015

Salvias and Agastaches are favorites in my garden. They are not only ornamental, but also highly beneficial. Here are three reasons, aside from their stunning and abundant beauty, to grow Salvias and Agastaches in your garden.

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Sep 19, 2015 7:33 AM CST
I too love agastaches!!! I have 5 of the melon colored and 2 of the pink
They practically glow from a distant and are still in bloom now. I'm in Massachusetts and these are so beautiful. The bees love them and now I want some blue and purple ones. These are my favorite plant
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Sep 19, 2015 8:37 AM CST
I've tried the melon ones but haven't had luck with them surviving, due to a fairly wet yard. Sad They sure are pretty!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso

Oct 5, 2015 5:18 PM CST
I've noticed that they do well on the dry side so this summer was perfect for them because of our drought. They are still in bloom now and I won't cut them back until spring. My favorites. I will send pic.

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