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Agastache ‘Heatwave’

Agastache = ‘Heatwave’

Agastache ‘Heatwave’ is distinguished by large bright magenta flowers and a broad upright growth habit. It has a long flower period, and even after it has finished flowering, the pink calyxes stay on the plant. Plants are very heat tolerant and prefer full sun. They have an upright habit and reach 18 inches tall at maturity. Equally good in the border, and as a candidate for container growing. The better the drainage the happier the plant. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, with wonderfully spicy fragrant licorice scented foliage.

Origin: Dutch breeding company

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 5 (-20°F or -28°C)
  • Tolerant of heat and humidity
  • Sizzling hot pink flower color
  • Tidy, small-medium, clumping habit 16″ x 16″, flower stem 24″

Patent Status: PP 19,662

USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 16 to 24-inches
41 to 61-centimeters
Spread: 16 to 24-inches
41 to 61-centimeters
Seasons: Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Hot Pink
Foliage Colors: Green
Growth Habit: Compact-rounded
Patent Status: PP 19,662
Origin: Netherlands

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 8 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 12 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp