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Hummingbird Mint

Plant Information

Electric Punch is a floral powerhouse of a hummingbird mint with exceptional adaptation to our cold and wet winters. Rising to 34″ tall in bloom, a clump can become enormous in rich, WELL DRAINED soil with light, consistent summer water. Also, accepts no water but with interruptions in bloom. Incorporate plenty of oxygen into the soil and slopes are ideal. Do not remove flower spikes during the season- new orange aging to pink flowers appear from the same inflorescence. Best to wait until spring to cut back the previous season’s defunct stems. Moderate deer resistance

Biome: Deer Resistance, Hot Aspects, Low Water/No Water, Western Native
USDA Hardiness zone: Zn7a 5º to 0ºF
Foliage color: Light Green
Foliage season: Winter Deciduous

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Photo Credit

AGAS full BB (©2020 Barbara Bloomfield), AGAS flower MMK (©2020 Margaret Kerwin)