Anise Hyssop

$3.48

A very attractive plant with showy purple flowers that produce abundant nectar that yields a light fragrant honey – highly attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Delightful for tea or as a culinary seasoning. Grows erect branches of anise-scented, medium green leaves that end in fuzzy flower spikes. The flowers are edible and are charming crumbled into salads.

This price is for seeds. 0.1g +/-100 seeds per packet.
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Description

Botanical name
Agastache foeniculum

Family
Lamiaceae

Spacing
Leave 50 cm (20″) between plants in the garden. The tall stems grow to around 90-120 cm (36-48″) tall.

Depth
Press seeds lightly into the compost, but do not cover, as light aids germination of seeds.

Requirements
Full sun to part shade; moist to dry, well-drained soil.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 14-28 days

Pests
Occasional downy mildew

Timing
Sow directly onto soil surface in spring or fall. For an earlier start, sow early in February-March under glass to flower September-October.

Growing
Easy to grow and maintain. Cut back flower stalks as flowers fade.

Harvest
July to September

Season
Perennial