"Agastache aurantica Sweet Lili"
Hummingbird Mint – The foliage has a lovely sweet mint smell. Has upright spikes of tubular, 2 lipped flowers. The scented leaves may be used to make herbal tea. Flowering prolifically in late spring, summer and autumn. Bred by David Glenn.
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Grows to 1.5m high x 1.5m wide.
Quickly develops into a full bush. Ideal for sunny borders, clustered in perennial borders or combination patio containers. Is frost and drought resistant, tolerates hot dry or wet summers.
Full sun gardens with relatively fertile soil. Hardy, water during extended dry periods and fertilise in spring.
Easy to grow. Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat flowering. Cut back harder in early spring to make way for new growth then fertilise.
At a Glance
- Full sun
- Great for sunny borders