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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Reddish purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead to promote additional bloom. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. It is drought tolerant once established.
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: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
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: PP20,510 (2009)
Parentage: Pink Pop x Agastache cana
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Giant Hyssop
  • Anise Hyssop

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Comments:
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Mar 25, 2013 2:32 AM concerning plant:
    Terra Nova Nurseries introduced Agastache 'Summer Love' a few years ago. It's beautiful in bloom.

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