Agastache foeniculum /Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum   / Agastache foeniculum
Flower spikes appear in summer
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Flower spikes appear in summer

Flowers at first are a pale lavender-purple

Flowers become a deeper purple as they age

Young plants ready for transplanting to the garden

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Scientific Name: Agastache foeniculum
Common Name: Anise Hyssop
Leaf Type: None
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: The leaves are said to have medicinal uses. They are used in teas and the seed in baking. A popular perennial for the cottage garden and other places where plants can grow naturally.