- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-10
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 20-24 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Are you looking for a low maintenance plant that puts on a show? You’ve found it. It has long and wide purple flower spikes that stand out due to their height. It brings in hummingbirds and butterflies with its scented foliage. The Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint is easy to care for and drought tolerant.
The foliage appears in a mounded habit with teardrop shaped leaves. The flower spikes shoot up above the foliage and are a violet purple. Flowering season for the Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint is generous, lasting from late spring to early fall. The garden height reaches twenty-four inches tall to fourteen to eighteen inches wide. It has a scape height of thirty-two inches tall. Uses include; attracting pollinators, border planting, container planting, as a focal point or for its cut blooms.
Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint Care
Start to care for your Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint by planting in full sun. It needs at least six hours of sun per day. Soil should be a coarse soil with impeccable drainage. In the first growing season water regularly. Once established water needs are average. During the flowering season, your plant will benefit from more regular watering. Trim off spent blooms to maintain appearance. Prune back hard in the spring before new growth begins. Fertilize in the spring prior to new growth. All ph levels and soil types are tolerated by the Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint.
Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint Spacing
When spacing your Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint be sure to give it enough room to develop. It aims for a seamless appearance, space fourteen inches, center on center. When planting in containers a 10-gallon size or larger is desirable.
Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-10|
|Flower Color(s): Blue to Purple|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Spread: 20-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 20-24 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Bees|
|Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant; Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Blue Boa' Agastache hybrid USPP 24,050|
|Common Name: Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint|
|Other Name(s): Anise Hyssop; Giant Hyssop|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 7-10 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Fall into Winter
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