Agastache x 'Tutti Frutti'

Hyssop

'Tutti Frutti' has bright lavender pink flowers all summer. A vigorous and trouble-free grower, it is an excellent choice for the middle or back of the border. If it gets consistent moisture, it may reach 5 feet. A favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds. In containers it benefits from one or two early cut backs. A strong bloomer, it will quickly recover from a trim. A. barberi x A. mexicana.

Height: 4-5 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Zone: 6-11
Color: Pink

Hyssop Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Fall
Summer
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Growth Rate
Fast
Attributes
Dry Sun
Border
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Hyssop

Full sun in any soil with good drainage. Very tolerant of moisture in average garden soil. Very easy to grow and drought tolerant once established. Excellent drainage is a must for winter survival!

Interesting Notes

'Tutti Frutti' is a grand and vigorous agastache hybrid with narrow tubular blossoms of fairest lavender pink. It blooms for months in well-drained, sunny sites atop 4' stems of lightly scented green leaves. Try it with silvery Plectranthus argentatus, with a carpet of magenta Petunia integrifolia at its feet; You will love it! Hybridized from southwestern A. barberi and A. mexicana by Richard 'Salvia Man' Dufrense of Greensboro, NC. Singing Springs The foliage, to some noses, smells like tutti frutti. What does tutti frutti smell like anyway? ~Allan Armitage