Opposites attract with this fiery orange, yet mildly fragrant Agastache. Stately 12-18" spikes support long, tubular blooms decorated by mint-scented foliage. Enjoy its compact habit in borders and herb gardens from early summer to early fall. Ships in 3" pots. Zones 5-10. Agastache aurantiaca 'Tango'
Botanical Name: Agastache aurantiaca 'Tango'
Common Name: Hummingbird Mint
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 12 - 18"
Spread: 15 - 18"
Spacing: 15 - 18"
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 10
Flowering Date: Early summer to mid fall.
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: The fiery orange, tubular flowers will lure hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to your summer garden. The blooms are a good source for nectar to keep hummingbirds and beneficial insects happy. The attractive, grayish-green, mint-scented foliage is an added bonus. When the leaves are crushed, it is even more pungent. This agastache has a more compact habit and produces a large amount of flower spikes through summer.
Flower Color: Fiery orange
Flower Form: Flower spikes with long tubular blooms.
Foliage Type: Lance-shaped to ovate, grayish green leaves with a light mint scent.
Pruning: Can self seed, so if you do not want it to spread too much, remove spent flower stems.
Pruning Time: After flowering.
Soil Requirement: Well-drained, fertile soil.
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