Success With Seeds Agastache

Agastache Germination Information

Agastache is the botanical name for Giant Hyssop
Agastache Seed Germination How to Sow Agastache:
  • Sow indoors, covering the seeds with 4 times their thickness in soil
  • Maintain a temperature of 68° F-70°F
  • Seed germinates in 7-14 days; Agastache blooms 3 months from sowing
  • When sowing seed outdoors, we recommend a maximum planting depth of 4X the width of the seed

How to Grow Agastache:
Spacing:  In spring, space 12-15 inches apart

Lighting:  If Outdoors, plant in full sun to part shade

Soil: Soil must be well-drained. Keep soil moist and feed plants moderately

Additional Information: 
Agastache blooms the first year from seed and may be grown as an annual north of zone 7. Plants tolerate deer, heat, heavy rain, and a wide range of soil conditions

Appearance and Use:

Strong, upright stems are topped with spikes of small blooms that are excellent for cutting. Grow as an edging, in borders, or in mass in the landscape. Fragrant, triangular to oval foliage covers the upright plants, which reach 30 inches tall and 18 inches wide. Tubular 1- inch blooms of rosy-pink are borne in 10-inch spikes from early summer till frost. The fragrant blooms are a magnet for birds and butterflies

About Abutilon:
Pronunciation:  åg-å-stak’-e ka’na
Lifecycle:  Perennial
Origination: Lamiaceae; native to New Mexico and West Texas
Common Name: Giant Hyssop