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Agastache ‘Summer Love’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

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
US Patent # PP20510
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September
Flower Color Purple, Red
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 24" / 36"
Soil (Garden) (Garden) Best in well drained, fertile Soil (Garden). Needs excellent drainage to overwinter. Mineral Soil (Garden)s are fine.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
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).
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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