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Meant to Bee® 'Royal Raspberry' Anise Hyssop Agastache hybrid

  • Sun
Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
2'8" 2'8" 81cm 81cm
Height: 2'4" - 2'8"
Spread: 2'4" - 2'8"
Height: 71cm - 81cm
Spread: 71cm - 81cm
  • Details

    28 - 32 Inches
    28 - 32 Inches
    28 - 32 Inches
    71cm - 81cm
    71cm - 81cm
    71cm - 81cm


    Rosy purple flowers with burgundy calyxes. Calyxes hold their color after the plant stops blooming, extending interest into fall. New foliage emerges with a burgundy cast in spring.

    Fragrant Flower
    Drought Tolerant
    Native to North America


    Plant Type: 
    Height Category: 
    Garden Height: 
    28 - 32 Inches 71cm - 81cm
    28 - 32 Inches 71cm - 81cm
    28 - 32 Inches 71cm - 81cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Flower Shade: 
    Rosy purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Foliage Shade: 
    Burgundy green
    Container Role: 

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Border Plant
    Cut Flower
    Dried Flower
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Heat and drought tolerant. Performs best in full sun with good drainage; add gravel to the soil if necessary.

    Meant to Bee® 'Royal Raspberry' Agastache hybrid USPP 34,910, Can PBRAF
  • 7 Reviews

    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • So gorgeous I had to buy two! They both survived the winter, but unfortunately the foliage came back a plain green and I specifically purchased it for it's lovely blue green color- now it just blends in with the other plants :/

      , Massachusetts
      , United States
      , 50 sec ago
    • Beautiful plant in its first year! Sadly it did not survive the winter. Zone 5.

      Julia Wallace
      , Wisconsin
      , United States
      , 5 weeks ago
    • This is a showstopper of a plant! We bought two last year and they bloomed their absolute heads off. Every time we thought they must be finished, they started up again. Our odd, too-warm winter followed by harsh late frosts killed one of them--we're outside the official zone range in any case--but the other is gorgeously gearing up for summer flowering and we're definitely buying two more. I would cheerfully buy this plant fresh every spring; it's worth it. We put it up against some violet-blue salvia and some purple summer alliums and the three of them together were a knockout from July through September--and the salvia and agastache on though October, too!

      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 8 weeks ago
    • My new favorite! Ordered late spring and put into the ground on top end of berm, where it receives only rain water. Within 2 weeks it was blooming and it hasn’t stopped since. Fabulous performer in 7b with heat, no rain and high humidity. Must have more for next year.

      , Georgia
      , United States
      , 40 weeks ago
    • This plant is a stunner! Even in a busy bed full of flowering perennials, there’s no question that this one is the star of the show. The colourful calyxes make such a difference, and the bronze-blue foliage is also a wonderful addition to the bed. Highly recommend.

      , Ontario
      , Canada
      , 50 weeks ago
    • I ordered one of these in the spring to try. Oh, my gosh! I must have more. It is located at the end of a berm in the full sun, where the irrigation is slim to none. It greets visitors as they pull into my driveway. It started blooming in May and I kept waiting for it to stop or slow down, but it has continued to bloom as it grows. Fabulous plant.

      , Georgia
      , United States
      , 50 weeks ago
    • I purchased 5 quart-sized Meant to Bee Royal Raspberry online last October. These are advertised as a Zone 5-9, and I'm in Zone 10a (Southwest Florida), so I knew I was taking a bit of a gamble - but they were too pretty to pass up! Planted in one of my front garden beds that gets 6+ hours of full sun each day and they thrived with very little attention (just a slow-release fertilizer on planting and supplemental water when they needed it). In a matter of months, they grew to nice 2x2 foot plants and the bees LOVE them. They're a beautiful cool-toned pink, and even the spent flowers look lovely. Will definitely be looking for more places to plant these around my home.

      , Florida
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
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