Scientific Name: Agastache (spp. & hybrids) Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:anise-hyssop, giant hyssop Texture:Medium
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: North America, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Verticillaster, (Floriferous), (Spike-like), Blue, Yellow, Pink, White, Orange, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Schizocarp, Brown, Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Perennial border, Attract beneficial insects, Fragrance
Key ID Features:Stems square in c.s., 60-120 cm tall; leaves opposite, ovate, serrated, lower surface downy, fragrant, up to 10 cm long; florets 2-lipped, tubular, < 1 cm long, tightly clustered in whorls to form spike-like verticillasters.