Hummingbird Mint (Agastache cana 'Rosita') 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
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Deep rose-pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. Mid Summer to frost.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 7, 2013 11:04 PM

Agastache cana 'Rosita' was introduced by High Country Gardens in 2007.

‘Rosita’ has roughly 50% more individual flowers per spike than is typical for the species."

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