Hummingbird Mint, Flowers Seeds ,ARIZONA SUN
Compact spikes of bright sunny yellow flowers. Winter hardy to zone 5. Grow well with: 'Hidcote Superior' Lavender seeds, Red Hot Poker seeds, 'Zebrina' Zebra Hollyhock seeds.
ARIZONA SUN - Agastache Seeds - Hybrid Anise-hyssop
GREAT IN CONTAINERS
Compact spikes of bright sunny yellow flowers.
A wonderful compact hybrid, from the Arizona series, featuring loose spikes of mint scented, bright yellow, tubular flowers on dense spikes appearing throughout the summer and into the fall. Grey-green foliage. Floriferous, blooming the first year. Extremely useful in containers or tubs, or integrated into the perennial border. Stunning when combined with dark red or bronze-leaved plants. Flowers are also edible and fun to sprinkle into salads or use as a garnish, and they are attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds.
Survives the winter best in mild regions, otherwise treat as an annual. Drought tolerant. Arizona™ Sun Agastache are perfectly sized to create colorful containers or to add color in garden. These plants have plenty of flower power and will revel in the heat and sun of summer producing a nearly endless display of color.
Plant Hummingbird Mints where they have sharp drainage and good air circulation to help ensure their longevity. Provide Agastache with a full or near full sun location and allow the soil to become slightly dry between waterings. These are deer resistant plants with a long flowering season and are sure to attract any and all pollinators that can reach the nectar reward of its tubular flowers.
Sow Agastache seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70°F., germination is in 14-30 days
Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart after all danger of frost.
- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 5 - 10
- Height: 30 inches
- Bloom Season: Early summer to late fall
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade
- Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 7.4
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Temperature: 68F
- Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Lightly cover
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 5 seeds per plant
- Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
How to Plant AGASTACHE Seeds
Sow Agastache seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-30 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart after all danger of frost.