Agastache 'Blue Fortune' Characteristics
Agastache 'Blue Fortune' are fragrant perennials with long lived showy blooms. The small flowers appear blue to lavender and grow tightly packed together vertically on their stock. The medium green leaves are edible and can be used to flavor iced drinks or salads.
'Blue Fortune' should be planted in full sun with well drained soil. They are vulnerable to freezing temperatures and should be protected in the winter. Spent blooms should be deadheaded to promote new growth. If not given enough drainage, root rot may occur. Rust, leaf spots, and mildews may appear. Deer are not attracted to 'Blue Fortune' and generally opt to avoid these plants.
'Blue Fortune' are attractive to butterflies, bees. and other pollinating insects. They make great additions to pollinator gardens, meadows, or as borders. The aromatic leaves and flowers can be cut and displayed in indoor vases.