Apache Sunset Hyssop Seeds

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A first-year blooming perennial with an explosion of color, reminiscent of a colorful sunset, yet looks light and airy with its fine leaves. The flowers and silvery green foliage exude a pleasant scent when touched that reminds some of root beer, licorice or mint. Grow it where you or your pet will brush against it to release its heady fragrance. Hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees flock to the nectar-filled flower spikes. The leaves make a refreshing tea. A very drought-tolerant, and low-maintenance plant once established. Perennial in UDSA zones 6–9. Deer and rabbit resistant.
$2.49 30 mg

Botanical Name: Agastache rupestris

Family: Lamiaceae

Native: New Mexico and Arizona

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 6–9

Plant Dimensions: 18"–24" tall and 12"–18" wide at maturity

Variety Information: ¾"–1" salmon-orange, tubular flowers

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Blooms summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 60°–75°F. May also be sown in late fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 7–14 Days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" – 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Special Care: Light aids germination; press seed lightly into soil surface.

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