Agastache scrophulariifolia

Agastache scrophulariifolia
Purple Giant Hyssop

Agastache scrophulariifolia or purple giant hyssop is an erect bushy perennial with ovate to ovate-lance shaped conspicuously hairy leaves. The branching stems bear spikes of pinkish purple flowers from mid-summer - early autumn. This specie originates in China and should be grown in well drained, fertile soil. At maturity it can be expected to attain a height of 4'(1.2m) and a width of 18" (45cm). This plant is rated for USDA Zones 7-11.

Agastache aurantiaca Cultivars & Hybrids

Agastache scrophulariifolia 'Premium Blue', is an erect perennial with fragrant foliage and spikes of tubular blue flowers. It will attain a height of 36"(90cm) when grown in moderately fertile soil with good drainage and full sun. The blooming period for this cultivar is early to late summer. It does well in beds or borders or as a vertical accent plant in a contrainer, and is a great hummingbird attractor.

Agastache scrophulariifolia 'Blue Licorice'
Agastache scrophulariifolia 'White Licorice'