Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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DescriptionThe multi-colored flowers of Kudos™ Ambrosia hummingbird mint (Agastache) are a sweet surprise when they bloom in summer! Their two-tone effect is eye-catching, drawing in pollinators from far and wide. Whether you plant it in a container or garden bed, it's sure to delight.
While it's beloved for its flowers, hummingbird mint is also highly fragrant and adds a pleasant aroma to the garden. The foliage has a minty, spicy scent that is particularly noticeable when the leaves are brushed against or crushed. These native perennials are drought-tolerant and thrive in full sun, making them an excellent choice for those who want a low-maintenance landscape without frequent watering. Since they are resistant to diseases and pests (like deer and rabbits), gardeners can enjoy their beauty without worry!DetailsBotanical name:Agastache 'Ambrosia' Patent #: USPP 25614 Common name: Hummingbird mint Zone: 5 - 10 Sun exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun) Height x width: 17-22" x 16" Flower color: Pink and orange Foliage color: Green Season of interest: Late spring to early fall Bloom time: Early summer to early fall Features: Rare & unusual, rabbit resistant, heat tolerant, fragrant, dry soils, drought tolerant, deer resistant Uses: Edging, flower gardens, wildlife gardens, container planting, cottage gardens, pollinator gardensHow To GrowSoil: Thrives in any well-draining, even dry, soil. Light: Needs full sun to thrive. Water: Enjoys average to low soil moisture, will not tolerate prolonged wet or soggy conditions. Spacing: 2 to 3 feet apart Fertilizing: Not required or recommended. Overly fertile soils or conditions result in floppy growth. Winterizing: No special winter requirements; dry conditions in winter are preferred and foliage can be left standing. Maintenance & pruning: Clean up old foliage in late winter or early spring.
Plant came healthy and settled in pretty quickly. Staying happy in full to part sun in a 12" planter with a tickseed for buddy. Blooming well very cute salmon and pink flowers. Leaves smells nice when touched.
Plants are doing well
Have not planted them yet, but they are healthy and growing
Still Small But Blooming
The Ambrosia Hummingbird Mint looks pretty good for the first season. They've gotten a little "leggy" compared to the Mandarin Hummingbird mint. I really didn't expect much in the way of flowers in the first year but it's trying. I'm anxious to see it next year.
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