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Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Object Details

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Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display
Anacostia Community Museum
Accession Number
2021-0499A
Description
This cultivar has pale lavender flowers, is excellent as a border in a garden, and has fragrant leaves which can be used to scent a room or add flavor to a salad.
Hardiness
-20 - 30 F
Attracts
Bees, birds, butterflies to nectar
Bloom Time
July to September
Ethnobotanical Uses
Leaves can be used in drinks and potpourris.
Parentage
Agastache rugosa x Agastache foeniculum
Provenance
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Topic
Display Gardens
Living Collections
Range
cultivated
Life Form
Herbaceous perennial
Bloom Characteristics
Tiny tubes in false whorls are a pale purple-lavender.
Foliage Characteristics
Ovate to lanceolate shaped green leaves are up to 4" (10 cm) long, silvery underneath, and fragrant (mint-anise).
Plant Size
2-3' high by 1.5-2' wide (.6-1 m x .45-.6 m)
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Common Name
Giant hyssop cultivar
Hummingbird's mint cultivar
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Magnoliidae
Superorder
Asteranae
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Agastache
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7b2a07b18-af5a-44e6-90e7-dc2a6769a34f
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2021-0499A
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