PlantsAnise Hyssops→Yellow Giant Hyssop (Agastache nepetoides)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Agastache nepetoides Accepted
Hyssopus nepetoides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 48 - 100 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Yellow green
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years

Close-up of developing flower

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On October 8, 2019 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
No germ.
piksihk On March 7, 2019 Seeds sown
HW round bed
MrsBinWY On June 8, 2017 Potted up
7 on 6-8-17; 7 more on 6-16-17
MrsBinWY On March 24, 2017 Seeds germinated
5, moved to milk jug & put the rest back in fridge
MrsBinWY On February 15, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggy in fridge for 60 days; 16 seeds from janinilulu; jugged 4-15-17, ~7 germinated
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My "new" plantings for 2021...some are re-attempts by UrbanWild Feb 21, 2021 10:18 AM 7
What's Blooming - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Mar 7, 2021 10:56 AM 3,244
Your Neck of the Woods by Eric4home Mar 4, 2021 11:40 AM 2,035

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