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Orange-flowered Anise Hyssop Agastache coccinea

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ah-GAH-sta-kee kok-SIN-ee-uh
Description

Anise Hyssop is an herbaceous clumping pernnial with showy orange flowers in the mint family.  It is a great pollinator plant attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds with its nectar filled tubular flowers.  Plant it in a pernnial border or cottage garden.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#drought tolerant#cut flowers#orange flowers#low maintenance#cottage garden#flower arrangements#dried flowers#naturalizes#borders#late spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#early summer flowers#late summer flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#drought tolerant#cut flowers#orange flowers#low maintenance#cottage garden#flower arrangements#dried flowers#naturalizes#borders#late spring flowers#mid-summer flowers#early summer flowers#late summer flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Agastache
    Species:
    coccinea
    Family:
    Lamiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
    Flower Description:
    Orange tublar flowers from late spring through summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Cross Section:
    Square
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Meadow
    Naturalized Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Garden for the Blind
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits