Hyssop
Agastache 'Purple Haze'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agastache (ah-gas-TAH-kee) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Haze

Category:

Herbs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Red

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Elk Grove, California

Menifee, California

Bristol, Connecticut

Augusta, Georgia

Hebron, Kentucky

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Berea, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

Columbia, South Carolina

Enumclaw, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 29, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

This is a great ornamental perennial as well as an herb, tough, adaptable, and exceptionally long-blooming. The lavender-violet corolla color is a little deeper than 'Blue Fortune', and instead of a dense, bottle-brush inflorescence, the flowers are more loosely spaced along a much longer spike. The stems and leaves have a variable purple tint (varying from one season to the next), and the leaves are smaller than those of the other hardy agastaches. All of these features make this a more attractive plant than 'Blue Fortune', in my eyes. None of them is captured in the photos.

I also like the foliage fragrance. Bees and butterflies like the flowers, too.

Long-lived and hardy here (Boston Z6a) in half-day sun and ordinary loamy garden soil (good drainage but not... read more

Positive

On Jan 3, 2009, Lupine12 from Napoleon, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is a great plant. 2007 was my first year to grow it and it bloomed from late June to frost.

Positive

On May 14, 2008, montsho from Tracy, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This plants flowers are a vivid lavendar-purple that a photo cannot do justice to. This is my first year growing it. At this rate it is going to be my favorite agastache. I like that I can use the leaves for tea as well!

Positive

On Jul 18, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Love it! Beautiful!

10/24/07:

Growing great still as of now. First year planing in 2007.