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botanical name:
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
Agastache 'Blue Fortune' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Giant Hyssop, Anise Hyssop
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Spikes of violet-blue flowers in mid to late summer. Aromatic foliage and upright growth habit.

Average, moist to dry, well-drained soil in full sun to light part shade.

By division or by cuttings taken before flowering.
This variety is sterile and should not set seed.

Borders, herb gardens
Attractive to insects.
The aromatic leaves can be used to flavour cold drinks.

other notes:
Hybrid of A. foeniculum x A. rugosa raised by Gert Fortgens in Holland.


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