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Agastache aurantiaca Apricot Sprite

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agastache aurantiaca Apricot Sprite Giant Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Shrub Like, Upright

Showy perennial, that has long-lasting orange flowers throughout the warmer months. Masses of flower spikes appear above the lush green foliage. Great for cottage gardens, borders or plant in mass for a beautiful display of colour. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew, Rust

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate