Anise Hyssop (Agastache 'Heatwave') in the Anise Hyssops Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 36 inches
Plant Spread: 20 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Sizzling hot pink, Magenta-pink, Bright magenta, Lavender-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
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP19,662 (2009); EU 29472


Posted by Zencat (West Valley City, Utah - Zone 7a) on Aug 23, 2014 8:05 AM

Hummingbirds and butterflies are drawn to this. The pink color blends well with a variety of other plants. We have heavy clay soil and it appears to have no problem with it.

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