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Agastache
Agastache 'Cotton Candy'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agastache (ah-gas-TAH-kee) (Info)
Cultivar: Cotton Candy
Registered or introduced: 2009

Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Hebron, Kentucky

Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 24, 2013, MissS from Pewaukee, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant has survived my zone 5 garden. This year it is amazing. It is like a pink lush cloud of cotton candy. It blooms here from June until frost.
I even have it planted in a rather damp spot and it more than thrives. It is outstanding.

Positive

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

A very beautiful Agastache! My plant is in its second year and the color looks more beautiful and colorful than last year. Love it!