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Agastache mexicana 'Red Fortune'

RED FORTUNE HYSSOP

Buy Red Fortune Hyssop online. Red Fortune has beautiful purple red flowers upon gray green foliage. It is an upright grower compared to most Agastache mexicana.

Height:

24-36 Inches

Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

7-11

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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Xeriscape Suitable
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Tissue Culture
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Fall Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Agastache is easy to grow, but needs to be planted in locations where it does not stay wet. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

First year flowering; culinary and tea use. Known in Mexico as Toronjil. All the Hyssops are extremely attractive to Hummingbirds and Butterflies