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Anise-hyssop

Agastache cana hybrida 'Bolero'

Fragrant bronze-green foliage with loose spikes of vivid rose-purple flowers in mid to late summer.

A wonderful garden hybrid developed from species native to the Southwestern USA. This selection features loose spikes of vivid, rose-purple flowers over a compact mound of fragrant bronze-green foliage that is deer and slug resistant. Extremely useful in containers or tubs, or integrated into the perennial border. Flowers are also edible and fun to sprinkle into salads or use as a garnish, and they are attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Survives the winter best in mild regions, otherwise treat as an annual. Drought tolerant.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid summer to fall

Mature Height:

14-16 In

Hardiness Zone:

5-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 48-55°F long day/light conditions. Allow plants to dry a little in betweeen waterings. Once they are actively growing, move up to 60°F, and fertilize. Plants will generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions. Pinch once to increase branching habit.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 45-60
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: High

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot. Avoid overwatering.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in containers and patio gardens. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate dry spells. Deadheading to prevent self seeding throughout the season is suggested.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.