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Agastache rugosa 'Alabaster'


Agastache rugosa ‘Alabaster’ is a hummingbird mint with fragrant, creamy-white flowers and aromatic edible leaves.

Agastache rugosa ‘Alabaster’ is a hummingbird mint that offers that all important vertical effect and summer interest with its 36 inch stems covered in showy creamy-white flowers atop aromatic, edible leaves. The flowers produce a pleasant musky scent while the leaves smell of licorice. Use in beds, borders, herb and butterfly gardens. A pollinator magnet. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Hummingbird Mint

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry, often hilly habitats.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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