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

Agastache cana

Plant details

Also known as the hummingbird plant or the mosquito plant, Agastache canna is native to southern USA. It's attractive to pollinators and bears pretty spikes of pink tubular flowers, in contrast with fresh green foliage which smells of mint when crushed. It's well suited to growing in a mixed herbaceous border and can also be grown as part of a summer container display.

Grow Agastache canna in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. 

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Agastache

Species: cana

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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