Agastache occidentalis


Agastache occidentalis
Western Giant Hyssop

Agastache occidentalis, known also as Western Giant Hyssop, is an erect perennial with petiolate or subsessile, toothed, finely tomentose puberulent leaves. It produces verticils in a dense spike-like inflorescence, a 5 lobed calyx with 15 or more veins, and 4 exserted stamens of which the top pair is larger than the lower. This specie is typically found in rocky areas with a wide variety of soil types, but needing good drainage. It can be found in North America, Mexico, and Asia, with the primary distribution in North America being on the eastern slopes of the Cascades. It will reach a height of about 40-50cm. at maturity.


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