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Agastache rugosa ‘Golden Jubilee’ (Korean Mint)

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Luminous, Agastache rugosa Golden Jubilee’ (Korean Mint) is an upright, clump-forming perennial with attractive spikes of fragrant, tubular, lavender-blue flowers from mid-summer to early fall. Adding lovely vertical lines to the landscape, they are held over the golden-green foliage of aromatic, lance-shaped leaves. Its long flowering season, showy flower spikes, licorice-scented foliage, low maintenance, and deer resistance explain its great popularity among gardeners. And it is not only pleasing to people. Bees, birds, and butterflies adore it too. Ideal to add color to the late-season garden when many other plants are fading.

  • Grows up to 2-3 ft. tall (60-90 cm) and 18-24 in. wide (45-60 cm).
  • Easily grown in full sun, in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Dislikes damp conditions and needs excellent drainage. 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 for naturalistic planting schemes. Great as cut flowers too!
  • 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.
  • While a sturdy plant, this Agastache may require staking if planted in rich, moist soils or in exposed locations.
  • Deadhead spent flowers to promote additional bloom.
  • Propagate by seed or by division in spring.
  • Agastache rugosa is native to China, Vietnam, Laos, Korea, and Japan.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
Common names Hyssop
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
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, Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow
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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
Common names Hyssop
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 18" - 24"
(50cm - 60cm)
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, Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow
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