Anise Hyssop (Agastache Kudos™ Mandarin) in the Anise Hyssops Database

Trade name information:
Series: Kudos™
Trade Name: Mandarin
Cultivar name: 'Mandarin'
Common names:
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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: 17 - 20 inches
Plant Spread: 16 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Best in well drained, fertile soil. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral soils are fine.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Bright orange
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season. June, July, August, September
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
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP25381; EU41118

Photo Courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries

'Mandarin' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 18, 2019.

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Date: 2012-09-19Photo Courtesy Terra Nova Nurseries
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Location: KALAMA WADate: 2016-06-07
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 25, 2013 3:14 AM

Agastache Kudos™ Mandarin is certain to attract the attention of hummingbirds when it's blooming. The flowers are a bright orange.

It's another 2013 introduction by Terra Nova Nurseries and looks like a winner.

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