Flower spikes of dark red-purple peppered with tiny mauve blooms are the highlight of this clumping perennial. These are a favorite of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees throughout the summer and early fall. The blue-green leaves are aromatic with a anise or licorice scent.
Colors & Combos
Great Color Contrasts: cream, gold, orange, red, white
Great Color Partners: black, bronze, burgundy, lavender
Culture NotesAgastache ‘Black Adder’ grows best in full sun and average to sandy soil, but it must be well-drained. Occasional watering - every 10 to 14 days - will keep this plant fresh looking during dry periods.
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Plant Type: upright perennial
Foliage Type: deciduous
Plant Height: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 m.)
Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 m.)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 6 to 9
Flower Color: purple
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun
Water Requirements: occasional watering