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Sunset Hyssop Agastache rupestris

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a-GAH-sta-kee ru-PE-stris
Description

Long-lasting blooms on this compact plant attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Its foliage is licorice-scented, which is great to deter deer. This plant, once established, is drought tolerant. The bloom season extends from summer into fall.

 

Propagation: May self-sow

Soil: Normal, sandy, well-drained

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#summer#drought tolerant#orange#perennial#orange flowers#fall interest#sandy soil#long-lasting flowers#orange flower#deer resistant#herbaceous perennial
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#butterflies#summer#drought tolerant#orange#perennial#orange flowers#fall interest#sandy soil#long-lasting flowers#orange flower#deer resistant#herbaceous perennial
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Agastache
    Species:
    rupestris
    Family:
    Lamiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies; deters deer
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    deer, drought
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Its foliage is licorice-scented, which is great to deter deer.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought