Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’
© Blooming Nursery
This drought tolerant summer blooming perennial will flower for most of the summer and early fall. The short spikes of lavender blue are favorites for butterflies and other pollinators. Leaves are medium green and when brushed release a distinctive licorice fragrance.
Plant Type: spreading perennial
Foliage Type: deciduous
Plant Height: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 6 to 9
Flower Color: lavender
Sun/Light Exposure: full sun
Water Requirements: occasional watering
Seasonal Interest: summer flowers
Wildlife Associations: bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
Resistant to: rabbits, deer
- Culture Notes
- Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ grows best in full sun in an open site. It requires well-drained soil. Occasional watering - every 10 to 14 days - will keep this plant fresh looking during dry periods. It is generally easy to care for and has no notable pest or disease problems.
- Geek Notes
- 'Blue Fortune' resulted from a cross between A. rugosa and A. foeniculum. It was bred and selected by Gert Fortgens of the Arboretum Trompenberg in Rotterdam, Netherlands.