Hyssop Lavender Hyssop Seeds

Hyssop Lavender Hyssop Seeds

Agastache foeniculum

Item #1226

Perennial. Also known as anise hyssop and licorice mint, this native midwestern U.S. perennial 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 licorice-fruity tea, and can be tossed in salads. The lavender-blue flower spikes are lovely in fresh floral arrangements or dried bouquets. Perennial inUSDA zones 4–8. Fairly drought tolerant once established. Deer and rabbit resistant.





Perennial

Full sun to part shade

Blooms midsummer

2' – 4' tall

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"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temeprature is 60º–75ºF. May also be sown in late fall for spring germination.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate; press lightly into soil surface.

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