Giant Hyssop (Agastache rugosa 'Honey Bee Blue') in the Anise Hyssops Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Agastache rugosa Accepted
Agastache Synonym

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 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
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 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Child plants: one child plant

First year from 3- 4 in. cuttings

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 10, 2014 8:44 AM

One of my favorite Agastaches, it grows to a medium height and does well all summer long here.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Talking Agastaches by SongofJoy May 18, 2014 8:53 AM 229
Let's talk about Salvias & Agastaches! (CLOSED) by Danita Oct 27, 2012 10:05 AM 432

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