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Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Blue Fortune anise hyssop

Native to North America (cultivar)


Fragrant foliage deters deer and rabbits, while the lavender blue flowers attract pollinators, including butterflies and hummingbirds, all summer long.  Prefers well drained moist soil.  Needs good drainage in winter to prevent crown rot.  Fragrant leaves may be used in teas. Medium salt tolerance.


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

Spacing:

3-4 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Lavender-Blue

Agastache 'Blue Fortune' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators
  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Full Shade

Attributes

  • Long Blooming
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Rock Garden

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Salt Tolerance

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist/Well-Drained

Plants that work well with Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Purple coneflower Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida v. deamii)
Butterfly weed Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Wild quinine Wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium)

Substitutions for Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Anise Hyssop Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)