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Perennials

#642 - Agastache cana-hyb. 'Bolero' (Bolero Hummingbird Mint)

$5.97
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PLANT INFORMATION:

  • Botanical Name:
    Agastache cana-hyb. 'Bolero'
  • Common Name:
    Bolero Hummingbird Mint
  • Type:
    No
  • Family:
    Lamiaceae
  • Exposure:
    Sun
  • Size:
    No
  • Zones:
    No
  • Water:
    Moderate to low moisture
  • Origin:
    New Mexico, W Texas
  • Butterflies:
    No
  • Hummingbirds:
    Yes
  • Container Size:
    Large Pot Band

Plant Description

I've grown a number of Hummingbird Mints over the years and they always perform well as long as they are planted in full sun and in a well drained soil that isn't over-watered. Bolero is a unique selection first offered in 2011 that only reaches a height of about 18 inches. Its flowers are made up of rose-purple corollas with purple calyces but what sets this Agastache apart is its bronze tinted foliage. A hybrid of A. cana x A. bareri, it is heat tolerant and moderately tolerant of drought. Though they are sometimes referred to as Mosquito Hyssops, Agastaches are excellent plants for attracting hummingbirds.