Agastache aurantiaca Seeds,Apricot Sprite ,Hummingbird Mint, Hardy to zone 5.
Aurantiaca Agastache 'Apricot Sprite' - vivid orange anise hyssop
Latin name: Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' = Hissopus aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite'
The Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' is a beautiful perennial aromatic plant, less known than the fennel Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) but which deserves to be planted in mixed borders all along the aisle as apricot coloring its flowers are bright, compact habit and aroma of its nice foliage. Its tubular flowers with stamens prohÃ©minentes have dual coloration ranging from salmon pink to bright orange the closer of thecorolla. From early summer until autumn, this perennial shrub blooms continuously from its abundant fragrant flowers visited by butterflies and bees especially if the flower stalks are cut regularly.Native to warm regions of Central America, the nectar contained in the flowers of aurantiaca Agastache 'Apricot Sprite' delight the hummingbirds. In summer, comes from green leaves with silver lapels a subtle scent, combining aromas of anise and peppermint.
The Hyssop orange anise is housed in a massive plant or flower hotpot and flower stems make beautiful bouquets of cut flowers ...
30-36" tall x 18-24" wide. Agastache aurantiaca Apricot Sprite provides a sizzling blast of bright orange flowers during the heat of mid- to late summer. An outstanding perennial for attracting hummingbirds, this Agastache blooms for several months and does best with little water and fertilizer once established. Both the flowers and foliage have an intense mint scent. Bred by Jelitto Seed, Europeâs leading perennial seed company. Low Fertility, Well-Drained Soil. Plant with Oenothera.
Common Name Apricot Sprite Hummingbird Mint
Botanical Name Agastache aurantiaca Apricot Sprite
Zones 5, 7, 8, 9,10
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Orange
Mature Height 30-36" tall
Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring/Summer, Fall
Soil Type Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant, Fragrant Flower/Foliage, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Attract Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US
Materials: colors of the rainbow,red yellow pink,rose,must have,Gerbera