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PlantFiles: Agastache, Hummingbird Mint
Agastache 'Raspberry Nectar'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Agastache (ah-gas-TAH-kee) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Nectar
Additional cultivar information: (Nectar series)
Hybridized by Skagit Gardens; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2012

Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Blue-Green
Aromatic
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive mehitabel45 On Aug 10, 2013, mehitabel45 from Whidbey Island, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

As soon as I got this out of the car, the hummingbirds came over to see what I had gotten for them. They liked it! I like the aroma of the leaves, and that it makes it unattractive to deer. Rabbits don't care for it, either. Yay! May need a little staking, and loves to be deadheaded for re-bloom.

Regional...

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

Piedmont, South Carolina
Freeland, Washington



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