AGASTACHE rugosa 'Korean Zest'

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AGASTACHE rugosa 'Korean Zest'

Korean Mint

Select Item No. AA162

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: North-America, Asia: river banks, valleys.
Special Features: Deep violet-blue, narrow blossom panicles, dark stems. Compact, bushy habit. Aromatic scent. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Easy to grow.
Historical: Traditional herb for scent, kitchen and medical issues.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: violet blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: Entire, cordate, dentate, aromatic, green.
Growth Habit: compact / bushy
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.28571 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

Sowing Time Hint: Spring for first year flowering, summer for overwinter crop. All year long if frostfree.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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