|Common Name||Dwarf hummingbird mint|
|Plant Series||Agastache KUDOS™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP25344|
|EU Grant #||EU43266 ('Kudos SB')|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|
|Growth Habit||Clumping, Mounding|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||Bred with hardy American and Korean species, it has a very short habit, with dense spikes of violet blue flowers. Looks good in a container or a border.|
|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)||18" / 24" / 24"|
|Soil (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, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||100% winter survival at 2016 Colorado State perennial trail. Rated 4.2/5.|
Agastache ‘Kudos Silver Blue’
Soft and clear light blue flowers are held in plump spikes. 'Kudos Silver Blue' grows in a low mound with refined, deep green foliage. Exceptional winter hardiness and disease-free foliage make this one of the most unique Agastache to date.
|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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