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Agastache aurantica ‘Apricot Sprite’

Giant Hyssop 'Apricot Sprite'

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.5m
  • Spread1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourOrange
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Agastache aurantica ‘Apricot Sprite’ (Giant Hyssop 'Apricot Sprite'). This dwarf Hyssop has two-lipped, tabular flowers appearing all summer, in rich shades of orange. Foliage is aromatic and grey-green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

China, Japan , USA, Mexico

Interest and use

Grown in walls, gravel gardens and rock gardens.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Will tolerate poor acid soils and dry conditions. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation

Propagate by seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew may effect the leaves in dry summers.

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