Agastache aurantiaca, A. Cana-Hybr. A. x hybrida, Agastache mexicana,
A. Pallida-Hybr., A. pallidiflora var. neomexicana, A. rupestris
- Agastache plants flower from early summer until frost.
- Flowers incredibly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.
- Leaves and flowers are fragrant.
ARCADO PINK Agastache Seeds
Agastache x hybrida
'Arcado Pink’ Agastache begins blooming early and produces purple-pink flower spikes all summer on 2 foot tall plants. Winter hardy to zone 6, 'Arcado Pink' can be grown as an annual in all zones. Blooms the first year when started early. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.
ASTELLO INDIGOAgastache Seeds
Agastache x hybrida
Widely adapted, 20 inch tall plants thrive in cool or hot weather. 'Astello Indigo' produces long lasting, mint scented, deep blue flower spikes July through October. Flowers attract butterflies, superb for cutting. Deep green, disease resistant leaves with "root beer" fragrance; healthy all season. Can grow as an annual in all zones, winter hardy perennial to zone 6. Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner.
APACHE SUNSET Agastache Seeds
Heavy blooming, first year flowering, 2 foot tall perennial. Spikes of tubular flowers, rich shades of peach, orange, and rose, June to October, superb for cutting. Silver-gray, lacy leaves, provide contrast. Plant emits fab root beer-like fragrance. Longer-lived than most agastaches. Winter hardy to zone 5.
FRAGRANT DELIGHT Agastache Seeds
Tubular raspberry, lilac and orange flowers in summer and fall, attract butterflies & hummingbirds. Lacy, fragrant leaves, on bushy 2 foot tall plants. Start early, flowers first year. Tolerates summer water better than most Agastches, prefers rich soil. A winter hardy perennial to zone 7, grow as an annual everywhere.
TANGO Agastache Seeds
Spikes of brilliant orange flowers late spring into fall. Bushy 14 inch tall plants, scented, gray-green leaves. Flowers first year. Prefers soil that is more fertile, tolerates more summer water, compared to most other Agastaches. Winter hardy to zone 5. Grow with: 'Hidcote Superior' Lavender seeds, Red Hot Poker seeds, 'Zebrina' Zebra Hollyhock seeds.
First year flowering, 18 inch tall, branching perennial. Vivid, rose-purple tubular flowers enclosed in purple calyx, June to October. Excellent cut flower. Leaves bronze-colored and fragrant. Winter hardy to zone 5. Grows nicely with 'Table Mountain' Hardy Ice Plant seeds, and 'Sunburst Ruby' Penstemon seeds.
APRICOT SPRITE Agastache Seeds
Tubular, peachy-apricot flowers summer and fall, attract butterfly and hummingbirds. Bushy, 1.5 foot tall plants, fragrant, lacy-green leaves. Started early, flowers first year. The A. aurantiaca agastaches tolerate more summer water, prefer fertile soil. Winter hardy to zone 7, can grow as an annual everywhere.
Dense spikes of lilac-pink flowers with reddish bracts bloom the first year. Flowers June to September, excellent cut. Winter hardy to zone 6. Grow with: 'Magnus Superior' Echinacea seeds, and 'Sunburst Colours' Penstemon seeds.
Red-purple flowers the first season, July to October. Lemon-scented leaves and flowers on upright, heavy blooming, 4 foot tall plants. Makes a soothing tea. A winter hardy perennial to zone 7, can grow as an annual everywhere. Grow with: 'Amber Wheels' Gaillardia seeds.
ROSE MINT Agastache Seeds
Agastache pallidiflora ssp. neomexicana
Lavender summer flowers, on dark burgundy stems. Attract butterflies and hummingbirds, superb cut flowers fresh or dried. Compact growing, 2 foot high, 3 foot wide, fragrant leaves. Winter hardy to zone 7, 'Rose Mint' can be grown as an annual everywhere.
PINK POP Agastache Seeds
Agastache pallidiflora var. neomexicana
Well-branched, 12-18 inch plants begin producing spikes of fragrant pink flowers in just 3-4 months from seed and continue flowering over a long season. Winter hardy to zone 6, it can be grown as annual in any zone.
How to Plant AGASTACHE Seeds
Sow Agastache seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-30 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart after all danger of frost.