Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' (Anise Hyssop)
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Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' (Anise Hyssop)

Anise Hyssop 'Apricot Sprite', Giant Hyssop 'Apricot Sprite', Agastache 'Apricot Sprite'


Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' (Anise Hyssop) is a dwarf, compact perennial boasting dense spikes of peachy apricot flowers from early to late summer. Blooming for weeks, they stand out in the garden and provide a bold visual appeal. Loved by bees and hummingbirds, the blossoms are borne above a low, compact clump of aromatic, finely textured foliage that emits a licorice scent when crushed. Perfect for use in sunny borders, mixed beds or in patio containers.

  • Grows up to 18 in. tall (45 cm) and 12-18 in. wide (30-45 cm).
  • Attracts streams of hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial pollinators.
  • Easily grown in full sun, in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Good drainage is particularly important. Drought tolerant once established.
  • Great for growing in rock gardens, flower borders, cottage gardens, herb gardens, butterfly gardens, and large containers.
  • Generally disease and pest free and deer resistant.
  • Remove spent flowering spikes through the season.
  • Propagate by seed.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Agastache - Hyssops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Agastache - Hyssops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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