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Agastache rugosa ‘Little Adder’
Agastache rugosa ‘Little Adder’
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Agastache rugosa ‘Little Adder’


USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.024.200

The many selections of Anise-Hyssop now available are terrific additions to the summer border. Flowers are held in showy spikes above a large bushy mound of licorice-scented leaves. This compact variety has lavender-blue blooms, providing ample flower power late spring through early fall. Excellent for cutting and in mixed containers. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Flowers are edible, and make an interesting addition to salads, or used as a garnish. Easily divided in spring. Flower petals are edible. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Agastache rugosa ‘Little Adder’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
   45-55 cm
   18-21 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate