A cultivar discovered at High Country Gardens in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this aromatic, water-wise perennial grows to 30 inches tall and 18 inches wide and features fine, mint-scented, gray-green leaves and spikes of tubular flowers in shade of orange from mid-summer to fall. The plant is hugely attractive to hummingbirds, hence the common name.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsResistant to deer and rabbits.
CareProvide full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
Propagation Divide in spring or take cuttings in late summer.
Problems Occasional downy mildew or rust
- Genus : Agastache
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 10, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Characteristics : Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Fragrant Foliage
- Tolerance : Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Foliage Color : Silver/Grey
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Uses : Sun