Agastache aurantiaca Mango Tango

Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

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Plant Code: AGMT

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Bicolor, trumpet-shaped fragrant blossoms of dreamy pink-blushed peach are cradled by dusky-rose calyxes. Sweetly compact; perfect for herb gardens. You may want to purchase two; remember, it takes two to Tango!

Enjoy watching hummingbirds and butterflies flutter through the abundant Hyssop blossoms. Agastache Mango Tango is an appealing perennial for summer through fall color in a sun-loving garden.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Peach
Accent: Pink
Patent: #28,747
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

Agastache General Information

Agastache are equally good in the border and as a candidate for container growing. The better the drainage, the happier the plant. Scented foliage is good for flavoring drinks and drying. A customer advises us that her Goldfinches are wild for Agastache seed. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Agastache Plant Care

Good drainage is a must! Agastache thrive in full sun and rarely need divided. Most will self sow to spread, so deadhead by removing faded flowers to prevent seeding. Leave stems to overwinter; tip or remove new growth in early to mid spring for more flowering stems and a more compact plant. To promote strong stems, avoid too much water once established and fertilize only once every year or two in late fall to late winter.