Hummingbird Mint
Agastache 'Firebird'

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

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Herbs

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Orange

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Denver, Colorado

Cordele, Georgia

Lincolnshire, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Millis, Massachusetts

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Kalama, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 29, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

Gorgeous flower in bloom! I love it! Love the scent too!

Positive

On Jul 19, 2007, mambrose from Millis, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Has thrived in pure sand. Needs good drainage in this area. Too vigorous for my small desert garden bed! Had to remove it because it was shading out to many other plants!