AGASTACHE AURANTIACA APRICOT SPRITE
Agastache Aurantiaca Apricot Sprite is a must for the herb garden or cottage garden border. Also great in seaside planting. Stunning lipped tubular dainty flowers are produced on tall stalks from summer through to Autumn. The foliage is wonderfully aromatic and the plants is bushy in appearance as it matures.
This Agastache is tender and may not survive winter if you are not sheltered or in a mild position of the country such as far southern areas but you can place it under cover during the winter and the show it will produce is definitely worth its money! Can be grown in pots *
Prefers to be situated in full sun. Will reach an approximate height of 50cm (20 inches) depending on fertility of soil and spread of 10cm (4 inches). Flowers from Summer through to Autumn and is loved by bees.
(*Alan Titmarsh offers this helpul information into preparing cotainers for plants that need to be well drained. “Place a handful of drainage material (bits of broken clay flowerpot, polystyrene packaging or clean pebbles or gravel) in the base. Fill the tub with good-quality multi-purpose compost, leaving a gap of an inch at the rim of the pot to allow for watering later. “)
Hardy Perennial Plants grown outdoors that can be planted out in the garden at any time (avoid days when the ground is frozen though). Each plant is individually checked by me personally and sent guaranteed to arrive with you in perfect conditions. You are dealing with a small business where quality is considered to be of the highest importance.
Important information about this plant:
- Aspect: South-facing, West-facing
- Plant Habit: Columnar, Upright and Flowering
- Foliage: Deciduous
- Common Name: Giant Hyssop
- Species: Lamiaceae
- Sunlight: Full Sun
- Season of Interest: Summer through to Autumn
- Soil Type: Sand, Chalk, Loam, Clay
- Hardiness Rating (RHS): H2 (1 – 5°c)
- Grown in: United Kingdom