|Common Name:||Dwarf hummingbird mint|
|Plant Series||Agastache KUDOS™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP26410|
|EU Grant #||EU43297|
|Bloom Time||May, June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Orange, Yellow|
|Growth Habit||Upright, Mounding|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Hardy plant, large inflorescences of gold (light yellow orange) flowers, short, bushy habit, very well branched, very long bloom time. Blooms here in Oregon from late May to frost.|
|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||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||16" / 20" / 22"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Best in well drained, fertile Soil (Garden). Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral Soil (Garden)s are fine.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Won “Best of Species” award at Penn State University 2015. 80% winter survival at USD zone 5 Colorado State University 2016. 100% survival 2017.|
Agastache ‘Kudos Gold’
Exhibits all the same great traits of the other KUDOS™ members, but adds a gold color to the series. Forming a full mound, 'Kudos Gold' shows like no other Agastache before and rounds out the KUDOS™ family nicely. Foliage is a medium mint green color and has the characteristic honey-licorice-mint scent.
|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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