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AGASTACHE 'Blackadder'

('Black Adder'). Dark purplish-blue flower spikes. Anise scented leaves
Further Reading....

  • Blue - purplish blue
  • Height - 60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Spread - 45-60cm (18-24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - upright, clump-forming perennial. Lance-shaped, blue-green leaves are 3-5cm (1¼-2in) long
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and other insects
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew in dry summers
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - dense, terminal spikes to 20cm (8in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
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60-90cm (24-36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45-60cm (18-24in)
 

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