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Agastache aurantiaca 'Navajo Sunset'

A pretty front of border, or container stalwart which flowers the first year from seed. An invaluable nectar-rich plant for butterflies and bees.
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30 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Tender Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
aurantiaca
Common name
Giant Orange Hyssop
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover February-April. Press seeds lightly into the soil but do not cover as light is needed for germination. Propagate 18-20°C. Germination takes 30-90 days. Water only from the base. Harden off before planting out.

Description

A pretty front of border, or container stalwart which flowers the first year from seed. An invaluable nectar-rich plant for butterflies and bees.

Care Tips

Agastache prefers sunny free-draining soil. They do not require extra feeding - this will only encourage leggy growth. The plants will be stronger and more floriferous if you cut back flower stalks as flowers fade.