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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
giant hyssop 'Tangerine Dreams'
Agastache are herbaceous perennials with simple, aromatic leaves and small 2-lipped tubular flowers in whorls forming dense spikes, in summer and autumn; some are rather tender but can be grown as annual bedding
'Tangerine Dreams' is a short-lived perennial, to 90cm tall, that is often grown as an annual. It has triangular leaves and large tiers of numerous orange flowers with contrasting dark, reddish-brown calyces borne over a long period from mid summer to early autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Can be used as a gap-filler in herb gardens or in sunny, dry places, for example at the base of walls and grows best in sharply-drained soils
Propagate by seed or propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer for overwintering in a frost-free place
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Remove spent flowering spikes through the season to prolong flowering
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by powdery mildews
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