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Agastache ‘Kudos Coral’ (Hummingbird Mint)

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Hyssop Kudos Coral, Anise Hyssop Kudos Coral, Hummingbird Mint Kudos Coral, Dwarf Hyssop Kudos Coral, Coral Hyssop, Coral Flowers, Coral Hummingbrid Mint
Hyssop Kudos Coral, Anise Hyssop Kudos Coral, Hummingbird Mint Kudos Coral, Dwarf Hyssop Kudos Coral, Coral Hyssop, Coral Flowers, Coral Hummingbrid Mint

Agastache ‘Kudos Coral’ (Hummingbird Mint) is a compact and bushy, upright herbaceous perennial forming a low tight mound of aromatic, dark green, oval to lance-shaped leaves. From early summer until fall, it boasts airy spikes of sweet honey-mint scented, warm coral flowers. Blooming continuously weeks after weeks, they provide long-lasting, glowing color in beds, borders, or containers and hummingbirds feast on them. Delicate-looking but fast-growing, this pretty Agastache is among the best of all hardy perennials for attracting pollinating insects.

This Agastache belongs to the Kudos Series, which is noted for its dwarf, well-branched plants that are hardy and nearly impervious to downy mildew.

  • Grows up to 17-20 in. tall (42-50 cm) and 16 in. across (40 cm). The aromatic leaves exude a minty scent when crushed.
  • Easily grown in full sun, in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Good drainage is particularly important. Although a drought-tolerant plant, it might need watering in extreme dry weather spells.
  • Provides a bold visual impact in beds and borders, cottage gardens, city gardens, butterfly gardens, or patio containers over a very long season.
  • Ideal to add color to the late-season garden when many other plants are fading.
  • Creates a stunning effect when mixed with other perennials or planted en masse.
  • Attracts streams of hummingbirds, butterflies, and other beneficial pollinators.
  • Generally disease and pest-free (might occasionally be subject to powdery mildew) and resistant to deer and rabbits.
  • Deadhead spent flowers to promote additional bloom. 
  • Propagate by seed or by division in spring.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 10
Heat Zones 4 - 12
Climate Zones 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 Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
Common names Anise Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint, Hyssop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
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 Drought, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 10
Heat Zones 4 - 12
Climate Zones 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 Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
Common names Anise Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint, Hyssop
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 16" (40cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
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 Drought, Deer
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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