Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' Hummingbird Mint

Available Spring 2024


Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' is a short but erect plant that is long blooming, bearing compact spikes of tubular apricot flowers. Also known as a Hummingbird Mint, Agastache 'Apricot Sprite' is a favorite perennial flower of hummingbirds and many pollinators.

Agastache aurantiaca grows best in full sun and average to poor, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet soil. Cut back old blooms on Agastache 'Apricot Sprite' to promote continuous bloom. For winter hardiness allow stems to remain until new growth appears in spring.


  • Common Names: Mexican Hyssop
  • Zones: 6-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 16-18
  • Width at Maturity: 18
  • Bloom Color: Orange
  • Bloom Time: Early summer to midfall
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Cut Flower. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info


All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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We ship via UPS & USPS (the Post Office), and their ship rates are automatically generated through our site. We do not profit on shipping costs. We are working with these providers to get our customers the best rates possible.

All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.