Wild Hyssop (Agastache cana 'Heather Queen') in the Anise Hyssops Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Blue-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Lavender pink, Deep pink, Rose-pink, Dark pink, Violet-pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: OregonDate: summer 2011
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Location: My garden in Northern KYDate: 2007-07-23
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Mar 16, 2013 1:13 AM

I had Agastache cana 'Heather Queen' growing for a few years in one of my flowerbeds. It's an extra special one to grow because the flowers are scented as well as the leaves.

I lost it at the end of one year. That might have happened because I pinched the stems back so much to make it a large full plant that it out-bloomed itself. I don't know for sure, though.

I haven't gotten around to getting it again as every year there are more Agastaches on the market to entice growers, saying 'Pick me, pick me'!

It's a beauty and a delight to grow.

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