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giant hyssop 'Blue Fortune'
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
'Blue Fortune' is an upright deciduous perennial forming a clump of leafy stems, with dense, interrupted spikes of small violet-blue flowers from 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
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, 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. Grows best in well-drained alkaline soil but will tolerate poor acid soils. Tends to be short-lived
Propagate by division in spring or propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer for overwintering under cover. This cultivar is sterile
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Remove spent flowering spikes through the season
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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