Tall 3-4' spires of raspberry-red will grace the garden border with this perennial herb. Sun loving and drought resistant. The mint-scented, grayish leaves are a perfect backdrop for the large flower spikes of tubular blooms that appear mid to late summer. Goldfinch, hummingbirds and butterflies will take turns visiting this garden delight! Shipped in 3" pots. Zones 6-10 Agastache barberi 'Tutti Frutti
Tall and lovely, Tutti Frutti Hummingbird Mint giant hyssop plants are sun-loving perennial plants that thrive across four hardiness zones, developing large, striking spires composed of colorful tubular-shaped florets. These Agastache barberi Tutti Fruit plants can grow up to 4 feet tall, with an impressive 3-foot spread. The giant hyssop plants offer attractive grayish foliage thats lightly mint-scented.
Place Tutti Frutti Hummingbird Mint plants along garden borders or walkways and prepare for daily visits from hummingbirds, goldfinches and butterflies. These Agastache barberi Tutti Frutti plants are tall flowering perennials that produce eye-popping raspberry-red tubular blooms. Also known as giant hyssop, Tutti Frutti Hummingbird Mint plants offer a lovely mint fragrance that gently perfumes the air. Cut and dry these perennials plants for sweet-scented indoor floral displays.
Botanical Name: Agastache barberi 'Tutti Frutti'
Common Name: Giant Hyssop, Agastache, Hummingbird Mint
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height/Habit: 2 - 3'
Spread: 2 - 3'
Spacing: 2 - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Flowering Date: Mid to late summer.
Duration: Several weeks.
Cut Flowers: No
Dried Flowers: Yes
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: Whorls of small tubular flowers closely packed on the ends of sturdy stems in raspberry-red are the main attraction for this plant. It brings such visitors to your garden as goldfinch and hummingbirds. The butterflies take turns visiting this delightful plant, too. The foliage also has a light mint scent. Once established it becomes drought tolerant too. Good drainage is essential for this item, especially for winter survival.
Flower Color: Raspberry-Red
Flower Form: Flower spikes with long tubular blooms.
Foliage Type: Ovate, toothed, grayish-green leaves with a light mint scent.
Pruning: None, except to remove spent flower stems if desired.
Pruning Time: After flowering.
Soil Requirement: Well-drained, average garden soil.
Additional Information: Seems to quickly recover from a trim after the first burst of blooms and should reward you with more blooms late into the growing season.
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