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Purple Haze Agastache Plant

Your price: $14.21
  • - Mexican Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint
  • - Agastache x 'Purple Haze'
  • - Height: 2-3 feet
  • - Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: July-September
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Purple Haze Agastache Plant
Plant Features

Imagine a soft, smoky cloud of lavender-blue flowers gently swaying in the summer breeze, their rich, anise-scented nectar humming with the happy thrum of butterflies and bees. This isn't a dreamy vision; it's the reality of Purple Haze Agastache, a perennial powerhouse ready to transform your garden into a pollinator paradise. Its slender, blue-green leaves, dusted with a hint of silver, dance atop sturdy stems, culminating in stunning 12-inch flower spikes. From midsummer to early fall, these spikes erupt in a mesmerizing haze of smoky lavender-blue blooms, their tubular shapes reminiscent of a graceful ballet of dancing salvias.

But Purple Haze Agastache isn't just a pretty face. This low-maintenance charmer is a magnet for pollinators, drawing in butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds with its irresistible nectar bounty. Deer and rabbits? They'll give your precious Purple Haze a wide berth, thanks to its naturally pest-resistant qualities.

Speaking of resilience, Purple Haze Agastache thrives in full sun to light shade, basking in the warmth while shrugging off summer droughts with ease. Well-drained soil is its happy place, so give it a light, sandy mix to let its roots frolic freely. Water regularly during its first year, then let nature take its course – once established, this drought-tolerant wonder sips sparingly.

As fall surrenders to winter's embrace, don't relegate your Purple Haze to the compost bin. Simply cut back the stems, leaving them in place like protective sentinels over the slumbering crown. Come spring, with a gentle snip and a sprinkle of fertilizer, your Purple Haze will burst forth once more, ready to paint your garden with its intoxicating haze of violet beauty.

Companions for a Thriving Symphony: Let vibrant orange Coneflowers mingle with Purple Haze's cool hues for a fiery sunset effect. For a touch of airy elegance, pair it with feathery White Cosmos or soft pink Echinacea. Attract even more pollinators with a fragrant carpet of creeping Thyme or cheerful Sunflowers.

With its effortless beauty, pollinator-pleasing charm, and easygoing nature, Purple Haze Agastache is an essential melody in any garden's symphony. So, don't wait – bring home this captivating perennial and let its smoky-blue haze weave its magic in your own backyard haven.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Tall
Mature Spread 18-24 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features Cut Flower, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, Pollinator Garden, Prairie Garden, Roof Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Edible, Focal Point, Healing and Medicinal, Thriller, Water Conservation
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid