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Agastache ‘Violet Vision’


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.

Lush violet wands entice butterflies and bees by the score with their sweet honey-licorice scent. Blooming from summer through fall, this very disease-resistant and vigorous hummingbird-mint is also quite hardy. Whether used in containers or as a component of the mid-border, this beauty belongs in everyone's garden!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 18″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July, August, September

SKU: AGAVIOVIS Categories: ,
Common Name Hummingbird mint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Agastache
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP25274
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time May, June, July, August, September
Flower Color Blue, Purple
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
How Different? Shorter than the other blues. Makes a big flower spike. Compared to 'Blue Boa' it is a more violet blue and 1/3 shorter.
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) 18" / 18" / 24"
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 Award Winners, Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Comments "Best of Species" in Penn State Trials 2013.
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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