Lavender Hyssop Seeds

Heirloom, Native

#1226
Availability: In Stock
Also known as anise hyssop and licorice mint, this heirloom, native to the midwestern U.S. is loved by hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. It is as useful in the kitchen as it is beautiful. The leaves and flowers make a refreshing, fruity tea, and can be added to salads. The lavender-blue flower spikes are lovely in fresh floral arrangements or dried bouquets. Perennial in USDA zones 4-8. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Deer resistant.
$1.89 250 mg

Botanical Name: Agastache foeniculum

Family: Lamiaceae

Native: Midwestern U.S.

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 4-8

Plant Dimensions: 24"–48" tall

Variety Information: 2"–6" long lavender-blue flower spikes

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Edible Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 60??75?F. May also be sown in late fall for spring germination.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 4 – 10 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 10" – 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 10" – 12"