Agastache Pop Pink Description
- Compact fragrant perennial with an upright habit – can grow up to 50cm.
- Has well-branched stems, aromatic, ovate, grey-green leaves and bears whorls of fragrant soft pink tubular flowers on erect, terminal, salvia-like spikes.
- Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils – will not tolerate heavy clay soil.
- Prefers full sun, but will do well in hot areas with a bit of afternoon shade.
- Drought and heat tolerant once established.
- May be grown as an annual and is a vigorous re-bloomer if deadheaded.
- Good for rock gardens, flower borders, cottage gardens, herb gardens, butterfly gardens and large containers.
Agastache Pop Pink Culinary Uses
- The foliage has a spicy scent and the flowers are also spicy flavored, making them useful as garnish in salads.
- The leaves have been used for seasoning meats by the Pueblo Indians.
- Leaves and flowers.
Medicinal Uses. It is said that
- Has potential homeopathic use for treatment of fever and coughs.
For Animals. It is said that
- Attractive to sunbirds, bees and butterflies.
- Scientific Name: Agastache pallidiflora ssp. neomexicana
Common Name: Anise Hyssop
Hardiness Zone: 7a – 10b
Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Shade Tolerant
Fertilize: None or when needed only
Spacing: 12 – 24″ (30 – 61cm)
Height: 10 – 12″ (25 – 30cm)
Width: 8 – 10″ (20 – 25cm)