Agastache POQUITO™ Butter YellowAgastache POQUITO™ Butter Yellow

Agastache POQUITO™ Butter Yellow

Showy dense heads of butter yellow flowers from spring to fall. With its low, compact, bushy habit, POQUITO™ Butter Yellow make a great border perennial, container color spot, or use in mixed beds. Great pollinator plant and drought tolerant once established.

Received the “Classic City Award” from the Trial Gardens at UGA September 20, 2019. This prestigious award was given to the top 13 varieties in the trial gardens, as determined by the trial gardens’ staff, based on year-round performance and eye-catching beauty.

“‘Butter Yellow’ brought it’s ‘A’ game to the garden with showy strong yellow flower spikes,” according to UGA trial gardens’ staff. “While many hyssops tend to blend into their surroundings due to wispy stems and leaves, this plant did not. Despite it being the shortest of the seven cultivars we trialed this year, ‘Butter Yellow’ stood out from the rest of the cultivars due to its bold visual appeal.”

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 15″ / 13″
Exposure:
Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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Common Name Dwarf hummingbird mint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus
species hybrid
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PPAF ('TNAGAPBY')
EU Grant # PBRAF ('TNAGAPBY')
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 15" / 13"
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Soil Best in well drained, fertile soil. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral soils are fine.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? More compact than the KUDOS™ Series. Great summer bright yellows.
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
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Grower Notes Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.
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