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Agastache cana

Agastache cana
giant hyssop
Winner of the first-to-bloom contest in winter 2005
Agastache cana
'Purple Pygmy'

Synonym(s) Cedronella cana
Common name giant hyssop
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-9)
Flowers rose-pink (June-Sept)
Size 2-3 ft
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained garden soil
From seed germinate at room temperature; exposure to light may be helpful
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

Minty aromatic foliage, tubular flowers. Looks just like other hyssops in our garden.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 70F with light (100%G, 3-5d)
  2. Seed for 'Purple Pygmy' from T&M '04. Baggy 70F with light (85%G, 6-8d)

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