Mexican Giant Hyssop (Agastache mexicana Acapulco® Rose) in the Anise Hyssops Database

Trade name information:
Series: Acapulco®
Trade Name: Rose
Cultivar name: 'Kiegapur'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 9 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Rose
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
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: Self fertile
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP16,067

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Mar 25, 2013 1:01 AM

Agastache mexicana 'Acapulco Rose' has gorgeous flowers.

It was introduced by Bodger Botanicals a few years ago.

The series Bodger debuted was called the Acapulco series, bred by Kieft. There were three in the series: 'Acapulco Rose,' 'Acapulco Orange,' and 'Acapulco Salmon & Pink.'

After this was originally introduced, Green Fuse Botanicals bought Bodger Botanicals.

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