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Agastache ‘Summer Love’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Yummy, large red-purple flowers in dense clusters bloom continuously all summer and into fall. 'Summer Love' looks like a summer Liatris or Gay Feather. Forms attractive upright mounds of bright green, fragrant foliage.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 24″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September

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Common Name Hummingbird mint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
species hybrid
Plant Series Agastache SUMMER™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP20510
EU Grant # EU27476
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 24" / 36"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Purple, Red
Leaf Color Green
Soil Best in well drained, fertile soil. Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral soils are fine.
pH 5.5 - 6.5
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It has a new flower color, like a summer Liatris. It is very long blooming with dense flower spikes and large flowers.
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 Given the Arboretum approval seal of "Flame Proof" by the Dallas Arboretum Plants for Purgatory trials. Survives to zone 5 (Denver, CO). Good performance and habit in zone 9b (Orlando, FL).
Grower Notes Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.
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