|Common Name||Hummingbird mint|
|US Patent #||PP24050|
|EU Grant #||EU38274|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Growth Habit||Upright, Clumping|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Compared to 'Blue Fortune', 'Blue Boa' has deeper violet blue flowers and wider flower spikes.|
|Landscape Value||It is a great perennial color spot for summer bloom. It is drought tolerant once established. It attracts hummingbirds.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||30" / 24" / 36"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Best in well drained, fertile Soil (Garden). Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral Soil (Garden)s are fine.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Won the first "Too Good to Wait Performer" award at the 2013 Colorado State Perennial Trials and the "Top Performer" award in 2014. The favorite Agastache in the 2012 trials at Ohio State University. "Favorite Agastache; very floriferous all season".|
Agastache ‘Blue Boa’
Unlike any other Agastache, this beauty produces luxurious, deep violet-blue flower spikes held over ultra-green foliage. The flower spikes are long, wide and extremely showy. It's a great perennial color spot for summer bloom. It's drought tolerant once established and attracts hummingbirds as well as butterflies and bees. Won the “Too Good to Wait Performer” award at the 2013 Colorado State Perennial Trials.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.0|
|pH||5.5 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||100 – 150 ppm|
|Notes||Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||10 – 12 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Facultative Long Day|
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