AGASTACHE mexicana 'Sangria'

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AGASTACHE mexicana 'Sangria'

Mexican Hyssop
Select Item No. AA145
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Southwestern USA and Northern Mexico
Special Features: Lemon-scented foliage, long flower clusters, and dozens of whorled-red-purple blossoms. Culinary and tea use.
Historical: Known in Mexico as Toronjil. Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2007.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red-purple
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z10
Foliage: elliptic-shaped, lemon-scented
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.03 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.39216 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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