Lovers of heat, these tough and drought-resistant Mint family relatives guarantee terminal spikes adorned with brightly colored, tubular flowers just about all summer long. Agastaches are easily grown in well-drained soil, and will bloom more profusely, over an even longer period of time, if the flowering stems are cut back midseason.
A popular 2011 introduction by Germany’s Jelitto Seeds, this spirited pollinator mainstay presents a compact, tailored foundation topped by erect, crowded spires, ablaze with lambent scarlet-orange hues plus a smidge of violet and dusty rose. Attractive grayish green leaves are redolent and edible, yielding a delightful anise-flavored tea. Ideal for border frontage, butterfly gardens or containers, ‘Tango’ promises easy care, months of prismatic bloom and a smaller size that can be nudged into just about any bright, well-drained cranny.
Size: 12" – 18" high x 12" – 16" wide.
Hardy to zone 5.
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Other selections in this genus:
- Agastache aurantiaca ‘Apricot Sprite’
- Agastache aurantiaca ‘Apricot Sunrise’
- Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado TM’
- Agastache x ‘Black Adder’
- Agastache ‘Blue Blazes’
- Agastache ‘Blue Boa’
- Agastache ‘Bolero’
- Agastache ‘Firebird’
- Agastache mexicana ‘Red Fortune’
- Agastache mexicana ‘Sangria’
- Agastache pallida x gosa ‘Globetrotter’
- Agastache ‘Pink Panther’
- Agastache ‘Purple Haze’
- Agastache ‘Rosy Giant’
- Agastache rugosa var. f. albiflora ‘Alabaster’