GLOBE Hyssop Seeds, (Agastache pallida x rugosa) - Hummingbird Mint !
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Life Cycle: Perennial
Origin: Hybrid origin
Special Features: Dense flower spikes of lilac-pink, continuous reddish bracts. Interesting cut flower, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2010, originally from Brian Kabbes.
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac-pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: fragrant, elliptic
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.
|Sowing Rates/Trays:||2 - 3 per cell|
|Plug tray recommended size(s):||72 / 128 / 288|
Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition): Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant:3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting:4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.