Agastache foeniculum Golden Jubilee (Hyssop)

Large, long-lasting powder-blue blooms contrast with chartreuse-colored, anise-scented foliage.

Blooms from summer into early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar

Luminous silver, scalloped leaves form a spreading mat of foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Fragrant
Groundcover
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Blue green blades that appear in early spring feature a creamy white-to-pink margin. Tall purple-pink tufts that emerge in summer and become strong wheat-coloured spears last into winter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Thin lavender, or rarely, white, petals droop from a large spiny cone and grow on stout stems bearing narrow leaves. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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A myriad of glistening violet blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves in a charming dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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(Sugar Buzz® Series) This perennial features dark buds topped with cherry red flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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This perennial features upright stems bearing indigo blue flowers on small rosy purple calyxes and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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Lavender-purple, densely packed flowers grow along cylindrical spikes with medium green, anise-scented foliage remain. Upright, clump-forming habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
2-4 ft tall x 1.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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Hot pink flowers with magenta-purple calyxes at the top of the bright green aromatic foliage appears to be blooming long after it is finished.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer resistant
Drought tolerant

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