Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’
A beautiful, compact growing Agastache that was bred for better branching, and that means MORE FLOWERS!!!!
Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’ is an excellent new introduction, because of the abundance of darker purple, thicker, and more abundant flower spikes.
Bumper flowers & tolerates humidity
It has also been especially bred to have a greater tolerance of humidity.
So it is very handy for gardeners in semi-tropical and more humid areas.
Drought resistant & heat tolerant
Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’ is a prolific and long bloomer, and very hardy.
It is drought resistant, water-wise, and heat tolerant.
Hardy & low maintenance
The only work is to remove spent flowers every so often to promote ever more constant blooming.
Otherwise it is exceptionally hardy, easy and low maintenance.
In colder climates it will need a hard prune to tidy up after winter, but in warmer climates it will remain evergreen. It is a naturally neat grower.
Growing: Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’
– Height with flowers: 50cm approx.
– Width: 35cm approx.
– Position: Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’ is very heat and dry tolerant. It grows happily in Full Sun as well as Partial Shade. As long as the shaded area is well drained and not dank.
– Soil: Will tolerate a range of soil conditions, but must be well drained.
– Fragrance: Both the flowers and the foliage are aromatic. With a refreshing, spicy scent of anise.
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Neat and naturally compact perennial. Evergreen in warmer climates, but may retreat for winter in very cold and frosty areas. However it will shoot back in the spring.
– Beneficial for wildlife: Agastache are like honeypots for bees as well as all types of beneficial pollinators.
– Care: Easy to grow and very little maintenance required for top results.
Deadhead spent flowers to promote additional bloom. In colder climates it will need a hard prune to tidy up after winter, but in warmer climates it will remain evergreen. It is a naturally neat grower.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Generally disease and pest free, and resistant to deer and rabbits. The nibbling pests dont particularly like th scent and taste of aniseed.
– Origin: Agastache ‘Beelicious Purple’ is a recent garden cultivar. However it’s wild ancestors hail from a wide range of areas in Asia, stretching from Japan in the north to Vietnam in the south. Hence it’s ability to adjust to a range of climates and conditions.