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

Trade name information:
Series: Acapulco®
Trade Name: Red
Cultivar name: 'Acapulco Red'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 9 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Rose Red
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

Perfect plant for hummingbirds and colorful!

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Comments:
Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on May 28, 2013 8:50 AM

This has been classified at my local nurseries as an annual. Let's see if it comes back.

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