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Agastache rugosa Little Adder

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Agastache rugosa Little Adder Korean Mint, Giant Hyssop,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Lovely, showy perennial with violet-blue flower spikes that sit above green foliage during Summer. It's drought tolerant once established and attracts hummingbirds as well as butterflies and bees. Grows approx. 45cm tall x 50cm wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes: Requires a well draining soil in full sun to part shade. Feed with a suitable fertiliser in Spring. A light prune after flowering will promote more flowers. In spring cut back one third of the plant to allow for fresh growth.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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