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botanical name:
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue'
Agastache rugosa 'Liquorice Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Giant Hyssop, Nettle-leaved Hyssop, Korean Mint
synonyms:  Agastache scrophulariaefolia 'Liquorice Blue', Agastache urticifolia 'Liquorice Blue', Agastache foeniculum 'Liquorice Blue'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Erect, leafy perennial with aromatic, toothed foliage and tall stems bearing whorls of soft violet-blue flowers in summer

cultivation:
Well drained fertile soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed, will normally flower in the first season.

usage:
Borders. Good cut flower.
Attractive to insects.
Traditional Chinese medicinal herb.
Leaves and flowers can be used to make a tea.

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