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Agastache Royal Raspberry

Meant to Bee™ Series Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint
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Rose-purple flowers with burgundy calyxes scramble up straight flower spikes. Hummingbirds delight in the full habit of nectar-rich, fragrant flowers. Hummingbird Mint is one of the easiest perennials to grow. Deer resistant and once established, it is quite drought tolerant. The colorful calyxes (sepals that enclose the petals and form a protective layer around a flower in bud) will extend interest well into fall. Agastache Royal Raspberry from the Meant to Bee™ collection was selected for its large, full habit, significant landscape presence and hardiness. Hummingbird Mint is a waterwise perennial ideal for rock gardens and xeric gardening. Foliage and flowers are aromatic.

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Code AGRR
Patent Pending 'CPBRAF'
Plant Type Perennials
Species
Height Medium 28-32"
Spacing Plant 28-32" apart
Bloom Time Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
5-9
Soil Type Normal
Water Needs Low
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers

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.