Purple Giant Hyssop (Agastache scrophulariifolia)

Purple Giant Hyssop (Agastache Scrophulariifolia)
Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 112. | USDA PLANTS Database | License: PD USDA

Agastache Scrophulariifolia, or more commonly know as Purple Giant Hyssop, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Agastache. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Agastache Scrophulariifolia or Purple Giant Hyssop's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Agastache
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) KY (SC) MA (E) MD (T) TN (SC) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (purple giant hyssop) KY (purple giant hyssop) MA (purple giant-hyssop) MD (purple giant hyssop) TN (purple giant hyssop) VT (purple giant hyssop)

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