Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite' Hummingbird Mint

$12.95
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Size

Description

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.

Characteristics

  • 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 be held until late August/early September when our fall shipping season begins. We stop shipping plants every summer due to the high temperatures. We appreciate your patience!

If you'd like to receive your order before our fall season, you can leave a note for us on the Cart page before you reach checkout. Please note that we will have to wait for a window of cooler temperatures to ship. We cannot promise any particular shipping date during the summer. 

 

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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.