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Agastache ‘Black Adder’
Common Name: Anise Hyssop Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Agastache 'Black Adder' has spikes of tubular, smokey-lilac flowers opening from dark purple buds for a striking bicolour effect. The licorice-scented foliage is edible and good in salads. Excellent planted en masse in the perennial border or in the herb garden. Drought tolerant once established. Blooms from summer until frost. A hybrid between the North American A. foeniculum and the Asian A. rugosa. Deadhead spent flowers to promote additional bloom.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Americas - North America

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourPurple
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourViolet
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceYes
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureDry Average Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness6-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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