Blue Fortune hyssop

Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’

Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of White Flower Farm
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Blue Fortune hyssop (Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’)
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Genus:  Agastache
'Blue Fortune' produces spikes of powder-blue flowers held over large, deep green foliage. The plant stands approximately 36 inches tall with a mature width of 18 inches. Peak bloom occurs in midsummer when butterflies are plentiful.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  This variety is more tolerant of cold winters and wet soil than other species of Agastache.
Care:  Provide full sun to light shade and dry to medium soil. Some plants may need winter protection where not hardy.
Propagation:  Sow seed in spring. Divide plants in summer. Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Mildew, rust, and downy mildew.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Fragrant Foliage,
Self Seeds
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Blue Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Herb Garden,
Meadow Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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