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AGASTACHE 'Pink Panther'

Image of Agastache 'Pink Panther'

Gerald L. Klingaman

Family

Lamiaceae

Botanical Name

AGASTACHE 'Pink Panther'

Plant Common Name

Agastache, Hybrid Hyssop, Pink Panther Agastache

General Description

Pink panther hyssop is an drought tolerant short-lived perennial. Throughout the summer, this member of the mint family produces scented leaves that subtend long stems topped with loose spikes of, fragrant, tubular flowers of bright rose-pink. Everblooming and tolerant of poor soils, it requires little deadheading and is highly attractive to hummingbirds. Pink panther hyssop has is a superior perennial for sunny mixed beds and borders.

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    10 - 6

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    6 - 10

  • Sunset Zone

    2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

  • Plant Type

    Perennial

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Height

    24"-36" / 61.0cm - 91.4cm

  • Width

    12"-24" / 30.5cm - 61.0cm

  • Bloom Time

    Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

  • Native To

    Hybrid Origin

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Neutral

  • Soil Drainage

    Well Drained

  • Soil type

    Loam, Sand

  • Tolerances

    Drought

  • Growth Rate

    Very Fast

  • Water Requirements

    Drought Tolerant

  • Habit

    Upright/Erect

  • Seasonal Interest

    Summer, Fall

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Flower Color

    Hot Pink, Rose

  • Foliage Color (Spring)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Summer)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Fall)

    Green

  • Fragrant Flowers

    Yes

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    Yes

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    No

  • Flower Petal Number

    Single

  • Repeat Bloomer

    Yes

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    No

  • Foliage Texture

    Medium

  • Foliage Sheen

    Matte

  • Evergreen

    No

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Feature Plant, Herb / Vegetable, Mixed Border, Wildflower

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    No

  • Attracts

    Hummingbirds, Butterflies

  • Self-Sowing

    Yes