Agastache aurantiaca Tango

Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: AGTA

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Trumpet shaped blooms of sizzling hot red orange. Compact habit is perfect for herb gardens. Tango will “dance” well with Salvia or Lavender. Extremely long blooming perennial with oodles of charming blooms. Great choice for containers! You may want to purchase two; remember, it takes two to Tango.

Enjoy watching hummingbirds and butterflies flutter through the abundant Hyssop blossoms. Heat and humidity tolerant. Agastache Tango is an appealing perennial for summer through fall color in a sun-loving garden. Plant Select® varieties are durable, resilient and vibrant.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12-18"
Spacing: Plant 15-18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Orange
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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.

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.