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Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder'
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Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder'

Anise hyssop

Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder' boasts showy, long-lasting spikes above a large bushy mound of fragrant licorice-scented leaves. This compact variety has violet blooms, providing ample flower power late spring through early fall. Excellent for cutting and in mixed containers. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and adds late-season color when other plants are fading. Flowers are edible, and make an interesting addition to salads, or used as a garnish. 

Anise hyssop Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grow in full sun in normal or sandy soil. The flowers are edible!

Height:

15-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Dried Flower
Fragrant
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Container
Cut Flower
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