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Agastache cana

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Key information

Plant type

Tender perennial

Flower colour

Red

Feature

Flowers, Aromatic foliage

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Experienced

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Plant details

Also known as the Hummingbird plant, or the mosquito plant, Agastache canna is from southern USA. It is an attractive to wildlife and produces flower spikes that bear pink tubular flowers. Grow plants from seeds or cuttings, planting outside in a sunny, well-drained spot after the danger of frost has passed in early summer.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Agastache

Species: mexicana

Plant type: Tender perennial

Flower colour: Red

Feature: Flowers, Aromatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 70cm

Spread: 40cm

Time to plant seeds: January to March

Flowering period: June to September


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