Agastache POQUITO Butter Yellow (Dwarf Hummingbird Mint)
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Agastache POQUITO Butter Yellow (Dwarf Hummingbird Mint)

Hyssop POQUITO Butter Yellow, Hummingbird Mint POQUITO Butter Yellow, Agastache 'TNAGAPBY'


Agastache POQUITO Butter Yellow (Dwarf Hummingbird Mint) is a showy perennial boasting dense spikes of butter yellow flowers from early summer to fall. 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.

POQUITO Butter Yellow belongs to the POQUITO Series, which is noted for its compact habit, free flowering plants with large flowers. These plants hold up well in the summer heat and are resistant to mildew.

  • Received the Classic City Award from the Trial Gardens at UGA September 20, 2019.
  • Grows up to 10-12 in. tall (25-30 cm) and 15 in. across (37 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.
  • Generally disease and pest free and deer resistant.

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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 Agastache - Hyssops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 15" (37cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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*All pictures are courtesy of Terra Nova® Nurseries, Inc. - www.terranovanurseries.com

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 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 Agastache - Hyssops
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 15" (37cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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