Bolero Agastache

Agastache 'Bolero'

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08492
Brilliant rose-purple flower spikes rise above compact clumps of bronze-green, aromatic foliage. Adds a bright spot of color to the landscape. This deer resistant perennial adapts well to dry soils and is perfect for rock gardens, xeric plantings, and containers where it will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationah-gas-TAH-kee
LoreThe name Agastache is derived from Greek and refers to the many flowering spikes. Agan means: much and stachys means ear of grain or spike.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 14 to 16 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Cranesbill (Geranium); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca)

Provide coarse soil with excellent drainage. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Water more frequently during bloom period. Clip spent blooms for a tidy appearance and to promote continuous flowering. Hard prune and feed before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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