} GLOBE Hyssop Seeds, (Agastache pallida x rugosa) - Hummingbird Mint !

GLOBE Hyssop Seeds, (Agastache pallida x rugosa) - Hummingbird Mint !

$ 4.95
SKU P27072S

Plant Description

Usage:           honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting

Life Cycle:    Perennial

Family:          Lamiaceae

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)

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.

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