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Agastache ‘Summer Glow’ (photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.)
Agastache ‘Summer Glow’ (photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.)

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Agastache rupestris

Licorice Mint, Sunset Hyssop

Perennials, Flowers

AGASTACHE

Dependable, summer-blooming perennials with fragrant foliage. Upright stems packed with whorls of pink, purple, blue, red, or orange flowers make colorful additions to herb gardens and flower borders. Plants rebloom if deadheaded. Species from Mexico and the Southwest need excellent drainage, especially in wet-winter areas.

Agastache rupestris (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)
Agastache rupestris (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)

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Agastache rupestris

From southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Grows to 1 1/2–2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with narrow, fragrant gray-green leaves and spikes of orange flowers with lavender calyxes. Outstanding garden performance.

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