Find ‘Blue Fortune’ Hummingbird Mint Agastache in St Louis Missouri at Sugar Creek Gardens plant nursery and garden shop. The luxurious lavender-blue flower plumes of ‘Blue Fortune’ Hummingbird Mint, Agastache, bring rich color for months. The award winning ‘Blue Fortune’ is a tremendously long bloomer that produces its bottlebrush-like flowers on strong, upright stems from midsummer to early fall. It easily grows in most soils. It tolerates hot spots, and drought. Deer resistant.
Agastache – Blue Fortune Hummingbird Mint
One of the easiest and most rewarding Hummingbird Mints to grow!
The luxurious lavender-blue flower plumes of Blue Fortune Hummingbird Mint, Agastache, bring rich color for months. The award-winning Blue Fortune is a tremendous long bloomer that produces its bottlebrush-like flowers on strong, upright stems from midsummer to early fall. It easily grows in most soils. It tolerates hot spots and drought. Deer resistant.
Hummingbird Mint is useful for adding color to the garden late in the season when many other plants are finished. The airy flower spikes are wonderful cut, fantastic as the focal point of mixed containers. Its blossoms provide delicious food for hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. Its foliage smells distinctly like black licorice when crushed, thus another one of its common name, Anise Hyssop.
‘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. 2004 Great Plant Picks award winner.
Plant in full sun in average soil. Keep well watered when establishing the plant, when the plant is setting up buds and blooming, and during prolonged dry spells.