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Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'

Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'

Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'

Apricot Sunrise hyssop

Apricot Sunrise has a tidy, upright growth habit and soft, gray-green leaves with a wonderful minty-licorice aroma when crushed.  It grows to between 18-24" tall and spreads by rhizomes (underground stems) to form a plant that's about 18-24" wide.


The tubular orange-apricot flowers bloom non-stop from summer through early fall and attract a never-ending array of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.

More About Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise'

  • Aromatic foliage; smells like a wonderful fresh blend of mint and aniseed.
  • The flowers are a magnet for hummingbirds.
  • Low maintenance.

Apricot Sunrise has a tidy, upright growth habit and soft, gray-green leaves with a wonderful minty-licorice aroma when crushed.  It grows to between 18-24" tall and spreads by rhizomes (underground stems) to form a plant that's about 18-24" wide.


The tubular orange-apricot flowers bloom non-stop from summer through early fall and attract a never-ending array of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.

Plant Apricot Sunrise in a sunny location where it'll get sun for at least half the day. 

Apricot Sunrise is cold tolerant down to 10°F.

Agastaches can handle moist soil, but need good drainage; they won't tolerate being in waterlogged soils.  They bloom for longer in the summer with occasional watering; perhaps once every 2-3 weeks on the coast and once every 1-2 weeks in hotter inland areas.

Great as a cut flower.

Agastaches can start to look untidy after they've finished blooming.  When this happens, cut the whole plant back to the ground.  New shoots will start to grow back in spring.



Additional:

Fleuroselect winner.


Height:

24-36 Inches

Spread:

18-36 Inches

Spacing:

24-36 Inches

USDA Hardiness Zone:

7

Agastache 'Apricot Sunrise' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Long Blooming
  • Heat Tolerant

Flower color

  • Salmon
  • Orange

Foliage color

  • Green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright

Exposure

  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Morning sun

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Your soil type

  • Sandy loam
  • Sand
  • Loam
  • Clay-loam
  • Clay

Water requirements

  • None - Low
  • None

Critter resistance

  • Rabbit resistant
  • Deer resistant

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts bees
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Attracts beneficial insects

Suggested uses

  • Beneficial insect hedgerow
  • Swimming pool area
  • Firescaping
  • Meadow

Family

  • Lamiaceae