How do you pronounce the Latin genus known as Agastache?  In Colorado and New Mexico, where we can grow a wide variety of these wonderful perennials, we generally say the name as A gas tä key, A gas tā key or A gas tä key. I’ve also heard it spoken as A ga stash ē […]

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David Salman on August 19th, 2009
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Agastache, Perennial Super Stars

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Agastache, Perennial Super Stars It’s no surprise that gardeners across the country are bringing Agastache plants into their gardens. Some of these new hybrids are worthwhile while others appear to not be anything really exciting. Never-the-less, I’m excited that this genus is becoming more widely […]

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David Salman on August 14th, 2009
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Agastache, Perennial Super Stars

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Agastache, Perennial Super Stars Growing plants of the genus Agastache (A gas’ ta kee or A gas tack’ e), commonly known as hummingbird mint or hyssop, has been an obsession of mine for the last 15 years. They have everything I love in a perennial; […]

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