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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 28 inches
Plant Spread: 25 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Spicy orange-red
Flower Time: Other: Summer till frost
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22,086 (2011)
Parentage: Raspberry Summer X unknown

Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries,Inc. www.terranovanurseries.c

'Summer Fiesta' was a featured
Plant of the Day for July 22, 2019.

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 25, 2013 2:18 AM

Agastache 'Summer Fiesta' was introduced by Terra Nova Nurseries.

It's a beautiful and colorful Agastache when it's in bloom.

I have it planted in the ground and I'm hoping it survived another winter.

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Posted by jvdubb (48036 MI - Zone 6b) on Oct 10, 2015 6:49 AM

I absolutely love this Agastache. It has a wonderful color. It is not a dwarf, but it does not get too big. This was the second year for mine. Sadly, it was not very vigorous, but it did survive. By the end of the summer, it was of such decent size and health that its chances for overwintering seem good. It did, however, throw off some seeds that produced interesting seedlings. One is more pink than the original. It is a lovely plant. One seedling seems to be almost identical to the parent, and the third seedling produced a washed-out pink bloom that is not very attractive. I plan to remove this one.

I do hope the parent plant survives as I did not see this sold at the big box stores this year and did not find any mail order companies offering this variety.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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