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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
Erect, leafy perennial with aromatic, toothed foliage and tall stems bearing whorls of soft violet-blue flowers in summer

Well drained fertile soil in full sun.

From seed, will normally flower in the first season.

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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