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Sonoran Sunset hyssop (Agastache cana 'Sinning'). Photo: Plant Select

Agastache cana 'Sinning'

Sonoran Sunset hyssop

This selection of hyssop was chosen for its compact habit and hot magenta flowers.  It grows 18-24" tall and 15-18" wide.

Sonoran Sunset hyssop Growing and Maintenance Tips

Hardly any maintenance is needed.  Deadheading will help prolong the blooming season, but isn't essential if you don't have time.  After the plant's finished blooming for the season - usually fall - cut plants back to ground level.


18-24 in


15-18 in


20-24 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5, 6, 7, 8 9, 10

Agastache cana 'Sinning' Characteristics


  • Salt Tolerant
  • Aromatic foliage
  • Fast-growing
  • Long Blooming
  • Wind resistant

Flower color

  • Blue / Purple / Lavender / Violet
  • Pink

Foliage color

  • Green / Blue-green

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright


  • Sunny all day - Coast
  • Morning sun
  • Sunny all day - Inland

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Summer
  • Fall

Season of interest (foliage)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

Your soil type

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

Water requirements

  • None - Low

Critter resistance

  • Deer resistant
  • Rabbit resistant

Wildlife appeal

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

Suggested uses

  • Meadow
  • Median strip
  • Cut flower garden


  • USA - SW (TX, AZ, NM)

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