Agastache Sunset Hyssop Seeds

Agastache Sunset Hyssop Seeds

Agastache rupestris

Item #1214

Perennial. Also called Licorice Mint, Sunset Hyssop is a Southwestern U.S. native. Hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees flock to its nectar-filled bright orange and lavender flower spikes. An explosion of color, reminiscent of the evening sunset, yet looks light and airy with its fine leaves. The flowers and greenish-grey foliage exude a pleasant scent when touched that reminds some of root beer, licorice or mint. Leaves make a refreshing tea. Very drought-tolerant when established.


Full sun to partial shade

Blooms late summer to fall

24"to 36" tall

Days to Emerge:
5 - 15 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
4 seeds
every 18"

When 1" to 2" tall,
thin to 1
every 18"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate. Lightly press seed into soil and do not cover. Mist frequently to keep moist.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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