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Agastache 'Raspberry Summer'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agastache (ah-gas-TAH-kee) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Summer
Additional cultivar information: (PP20371)
Hybridized by Egger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008

7 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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:
Full Sun

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive whirley On May 28, 2014, whirley from Olivehurst, CA wrote:

Bought this as a very small plant at a local mom and pop nursery. First year it was ... eh... just nothing. Overwintered nicely and second year it filled out nicely and sent up glorious spikes of pink salvia looking flowers that were just beautiful. Hummers and big fat bumblebees just wouldn't leave it alone (awww. :-)) Wish I had taken a pic as they are now just done blooming and I've deadheaded them. When they rebloom I will try to remember to get a pic. Planted them next to purple penstemon and blue salvia greggi and the combination was striking. Dry, hot summer and poor clay soil doesn't seem to bother this plant at all. Love it!

Positive Marilynbeth On May 29, 2011, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Gorgeous color! Love this Agastache and can't have too many of Raspberry Summer!


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

Prescott, Arizona
Olivehurst, California
Cordele, Georgia
Hebron, Kentucky
Lutcher, Louisiana
Coram, New York
High Point, North Carolina
Norristown, Pennsylvania

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