Hummingbird Gardening Plants: Agastache hybrid, 'Desert Sunrise', Hybrid Hummingbird Mint

Genus: Agastache

Species: hybrid

Name/CV: 'Desert Sunrise'

Common Names: Hybrid Hummingbird Mint

Height
36" to 48"

Width
18" to 24"
24" to 36"

Hardiness
USDA Zone 10b (35 to 40 F)
USDA Zone 10a (30 to 35 F)
USDA Zone 9b (25 to 30 F)
USDA Zone 9a (20 to 25 F)
USDA Zone 8b (15 to 20 F)
USDA Zone 8a (10 to 15 F)
USDA Zone 7b (5 to 10 F)
USDA Zone 7a (0 to 5 F)
USDA Zone 6b (-5 to 0 F)
USDA Zone 6a (-10 to -5 F)
USDA Zone 5b (-15 to -10 F)
USDA Zone 5a (-20 to -15 F)

Light
Full Sun

Flower Color
Pink
Orange
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Period
Summer to Fall

Water
Moderately Low Water Requirement
Low Water Requirement

Propagation
Seed
Cuttings
Division

Other Comments
Other: Desert Sunrise’ is a cross between the two best southwestern species of the genus: Agastache rupestris and Agastache cana. Introduced by David Salman of High Country Gardens in Sante Fe, New Mexico

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Posted by Marilyn on Apr 5, 2010 8:00 AM CST:
One of my favorite Agastaches!

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