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Agastache 'Raspberry Summer' (Hummingbird Mint)

Giant Hyssop 'Raspberry Summer', Hummingbird Mint 'Raspberry Summer'


Agastache 'Raspberry Summer' (Hummingbird Mint) is a showy perennial boasting dense, dark raspberry pink flower spikes from early summer to fall. Blooming for weeks, the large flowers are extremely showy and add lovely vertical lines in the landscape. Loved by bees and hummingbirds, they are borne atop an attractive clump of aromatic, bright green foliage that emits a licorice scent when crushed. Perfect for use in the perennial border or in large patio containers.

  • Grows up to 30-32 in. tall (75-80 cm) and 20 in. wide (50 cm).
  • Provides a bold visual impact in beds and borders, butterfly gardens over a very long season.
  • 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 6 – 10
Heat Zones 5 – 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 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 20" (50cm)
Water Needs Low
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 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 6 – 10
Heat Zones 5 – 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 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 20" (50cm)
Water Needs Low
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 Informal and Cottage

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