Agastache Ava is one of High Country Gardens very best plant introductions, renowned for its tall spikes of deep rose-pink flowers held by raspberry-red calyxes. This vigorous hybrid Hummingbird Mint blooms for many months beginning in mid-summer. 2005 Plant of the Year.


Common Name

Ava's Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop)

Botanical Name

Agastache Ava


5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

48-60" tall

Mature Spread

24" wide

Bloom Time

Mid summer to fall

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)


Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Dried Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)

Special Groups

High Country Gardens Introduction

Ideal Region

West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall


Ava's Hummingbird Mint