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Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ (Blue Fortune hyssop)

Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of White Flower Farm

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ ag-ah-STAK-ee Common Name: Blue Fortune hyssop 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.
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, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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