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Agastache ‘Summer Sunset’


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.

Warm, sunset-orange hues can brighten your summer displays and containers. A great member of our SUMMER™ Series, this hummingbird-mint has an upright, compact habit. It blooms all summer long.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 24″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September, October

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Common Name Hummingbird mint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
species hybrid
Plant Series Agastache SUMMER™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP23623
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Orange, Pink
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
How Different? Compared to A. 'Orange Sprite' it is a little bigger, with darker orange flowers, longer blooming, and more hardy.
Landscape Value Use in mixed beds, borders, and containers. It is drought tolerant and attracts hummingbirds.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 24" / 18"
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 Easy to grow with good drainage.
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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