Upright, clump-former. Lavender spikes of flowers with anise-scented foliage. Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Good soil drainage is essential. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Special value to native bees.
Height: 2-4 ft.
Spread: 1.5-3 ft.
Bloom time: June to September
Sun: full sun to part shade
Water: dry to medium
According to Rutgers University, Agastache sp. are “rarely damaged” by deer.
photo credit: R. A. Nonenmacher