Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

2 litre pot £17.99
available to order from autumn
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Agastache 'Blue Fortune' Mexican giant hyssop: Spires of lilac flowers and aromatic leaves

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, fertile soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: hardy (borderline)

    Hyssops are great for adding vertical accents to a border, with whorls of long-lasting, tiny flowers arranged like a bottlebrush and pointed, aromatic fresh green leaves that are attractive to butterflies and bees. They are short-lived though, and may need replacing every few years, especially after a cold or wet winter. 'Blue Fortune' has loose spires of lilac-blue flowers from July to October and peppermint-scented leaves. This upright, bushy perennial is perfect for the middle of a sheltered, sunny border. Try it as part of a Mediterranean scheme, with grey-leaved plants, or among ornamental grasses.

  • Garden care: Don't cut back the faded flower-stems until early spring, as they provide interest in the winter months. Lift and divide congested colonies in spring.

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Notes on Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

"A strong vertical presence from June until October with masses of slender soft-lavender spikes held in darker bracts - set against aromatic apple-green foliage"

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My Agastache was delivered in excellent condition.


My Agastache was delivered in excellent condition. Very carefully packed. Very pleased with it. Bees love it.


Royston, Herts


Beautiful. It died back and came again the next year.


Placed in the border. Looks great. Bees love it. I thought it had died over winter but it all came back in May/June.




Lovely plant


Lovely plant. In it's second season now. Grown to a lovely size. Bees love it.




Blue in the garden


Tall and attractive - fills a space well


West Sussex


Bee heaven


Wonderful for my garden, great for bees, a cottage garden plant, informal borders

Fou au jardin



A structural beauty


Really beautiful and adds great structural height in the border. So pleased with it.




i would but this product again


good quality plants. Well packed for delivery.






5 of these made a beautiful impressive clump, unfortunately did not survive the cold snap last winter in Brighton although this was exceptionaly cold, hoping the current ones reappear this spring




I would buy this plant again


I bought this to attract pollinators it did ,and some .. star performer!!




Great plant!


This plant is worth growing even as an annual. Unlike Black Adder, It really doesn't mind heavy clay and grows to be quite large. Most of the time they survive the Winter but sometimes you just have to start again.





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Hello, I have a small area near a patio, that gets full sun. It is dry in summer but very boggy if there is alot of rain. I have planted Hebes and Lavender but would like something that will cope with the diverse situations and give me color. The soil is clay. Thank you.


Hello, There are lots of things that might be suitable - here are some of my favourites. Roses Geranium Brookside Geranium x oxonianum Wargrave Pink Hemerocallis Campanula lactiflora Pritchards Variety Bergenia I hope this gives you lots of ideas,


Advice on planting your pre-designed Red Summer border Dear sir/madam I am particularly interested in buying the Red Summer Pre Designed Border. Please can you tell me whether these plants are suitable for planting in conjunction with weed inhibiting fabric. I want to minimise the amount of weeding required. Many thanks for your help Ruth

Ruth Hamilton

Hello Ruth, You can plant these into the weed supressing fabric without any trouble at all, provided you make sure the fabric allows the water to drain through. All you need to do is cut big crosses into the fabric and peel back the edges to plant and then fold back the edges again. I hope this helps.

Crocus Helpdesk

What can I plant in my planting bed? I have lost a plant in the middle of a border and am left with an unsightly hole which I would like to fill with some colour again. It is a narrow border so I don't want anything too large - probably no bigger than 50x50 cm. It is a mixed shrub/perennial border of pink, blue and white, which gets lots of sun and tends to be fairly dry - the soil is clay. The surrounding plants are perennial cornflower, hardy geraniums and osteospermum. Can you recommend something which will quickly fill the gap?

Annabelle Coombs

There are some lovely plants that would be suitable for the spot you described. Just click on the link below each plant name to find out more about that particular one. Agastache Blue Fortune Dicentra spectabilis Geranium maculatum Elizabeth Ann Polemonium caeruleum Sanguisorba albiflora


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