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botanical name:
Agastache cana 'Purple Pygmy'
Agastache cana 'Purple Pygmy' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Aromatic greyish foliage and spikes of mauve-purple flowers in summer. More compact than the species.

Well drained light soil in full sun. Quite drought tolerant once established. Dislikes wet conditions in winter.

From seed or cuttings. Will usually flower in the first year from seed.

Attractive to insects

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