General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 36 - 72 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Coral
Flower Time: Late spring or early 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
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years

Common names
  • Lavender Hyssop
  • Purple Giant-hyssop
  • Anise Hyssop
  • Purple Giant Hyssop

Lavender Hyssop (Agastache scrophulariifolia) was a featured
Plant of the Day for July 12, 2019.
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 7/11/2021
Less purple, more lavender, grown from seed started 2020
Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 2020-06-04

Date: August
credit: John Cameron
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2017-05-16
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2021-08-03
Location: Twisp
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2014-08-13

Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
Location: western Oregon
Date: spring 2014

Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield

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