Agastache genus (Hyssop). These are summer flowering, aromatic, upright perennials. The leaves are lance-shaped and have toothed edges. Flowers are produced in spikes of tubular, pink-white or purple blooms in mid summer to mid autumn.
The name Agastache is the Greek word for "many spikes" and refers to the flower.
China, Japan , USA, Mexico
Grown for their aromatic leaves and flowers.
They are fully hardy and will need fertile, well drained soil and full sun.
The plants are short-lived and should be propagated each year by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Powdery mildew may effect the leaves in dry summers.
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