|Common Name||Hummingbird mint|
|US Patent #||PP20991|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Growth Habit||Clumping, Upright|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||20" / 18" / 25"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Soil||Best in well drained, fertile soil. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral soils are fine.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|How Different?||It has dense flowers spikes of light pink that bloom for a long time and the attractive calyces extend the showy season. The low branching, compact habit is a bonus.|
|Landscape Value||It is a great perennial color spot for summer bloom. It is drought tolerant once established. It attracts hummingbirds.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 - 8 weeks|
|Comments||Easy to grow with good drainage. All Agastache are popular with hummingbirds. Tony Avent says "This TN introduction is one of the first of the brightly-colored Agastache hybrids to survive our NC summers." Also did well in Dallas, TX according to the Dallas Arboretum.|
|Grower Notes||Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.|
Agastache ‘Cotton Candy’
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