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Agastache foeniculum

Anise hyssop

A fragrant and showy member of the mint family, anise hyssop is named for the unique, delicate scent that emanates from leaves and flowers. Its lavendar blooms appear in summer and persist through fall. Great for pollinators and deer and drought-resistant.


Height: 24-48 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
Ornamental Interest
Fall Bloom
Summer Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Host Plant
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Urban Environment
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Edible
Low Maintenance
Fragrant


North American Distribution


Anise hyssop - Agastache foeniculum from Native Plant Trust
Photo by Uli Lorimer (c) Native Plant Trust
Anise hyssop - Agastache foeniculum from Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust