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Agastache Kudos™ Mandarin (Hyssop)

(Kudos™ Series) Densely packed, upright spikes of mandarin orange flowers grow in a low, compact, and bushy habit with glossy, bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP25381, COPF

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)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Fragrant

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Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
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
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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A myriad of glistening steel-blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves with white variegated edges that become pink in colder weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with vivid red flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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This perennial features upright stems bearing dark lavender-blue flowers on dark purple calyxes and small green leaves growing in a compact, mounding habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Kudos™ Series) Densely packed, upright spikes of coral flowers grow in a low, compact, and bushy habit with glossy, bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Creamy white flowers with tepals striped with brown grow atop green leafless foliage. Moderate growth rate. Clump forming habit.

Blooms late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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