Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Anise Hyssop

Agastache ÔBlue FortuneÕ

Photo Credit: Walters Gardens


Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Anise Hyssop

The perfect perennial to recommend to new gardeners. Checks all the boxes that today's consumers are looking for: pollinator-friendly, low water use, long blooming, winter hardy, and easy to grow in any well-drained soil. Powder blue flower spikes appear above the fragrant, deer resistant foliage.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 5 - 8
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: Yes

Plant Details

  • Zone: 5 - 8
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: Yes

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Fall, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average, Low
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes