Among the best of the blue Agastache, 'Black Adder' has blue flowers and deep purple blue bracts for a bicolour effect.
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.
Common Name: Anise Hyssop
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Violet
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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