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Scientific Name: Agastache mexicana
Pronunciation: uh-GASS-tuh-kee mecks-ih-KAY-nuh
Common Name: agastache, Mexican hyssop
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Mexico
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Low, Moderate, Summer dry
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting, Dryland (no watering), Herb, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown include A. 'Kiegabi'.
agastache, Mexican hyssop
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Ovate
Additional Info: lemon scented

Inflorescence Type: Verticillaster
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Colour (petals): Orange, Pink
Flower Scent: Lemony
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Additional Info: edible

Fruit Type: Nut
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: nutlets enclosed in a persistent calyx
Bark or Stem Colour:
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant
(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
(HPZ) Horticulture PlaZa
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