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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. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP23623
EU Grant # EU38272
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 24" / 18"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Orange, Pink
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? 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.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments Easy to grow with good drainage.
Grower Notes Long days benefit overall plant vigor and flowering. Pinch at transplant is beneficial.
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