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Anise Hyssop

Price: $2.50
Product Code:  HB1715P
Quantity: .2g (~ 150 Seeds)
Availability:  In Stock
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(Agastache foeniculum) Perennial. Also known as Lavender Hyssop or Licorice Mint, this native Midwestern variety benefits the gardener and wildlife alike.

The licorice-mint flavored leaves and flowers make a refreshing fruity tea, and can be tossed in salads.

Honeybees and native bees adore this plant, which makes it a perfect choice for pollinator gardens and conservation plantings.

Hardy in zones 3-9. Blooms midsummer.
Germination Temperature Planting Depth Days to Germination Plant Spacing Row Spacing Sun
60-75 1/8" 4-10 12” 24"-36" Partial Shade to Full Sun


Planting Instructions:
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before average last frost. Sow outdoors 1-2 weeks before average last frost or in late fall for spring germination. Seed require light to germinate; press lightly into soil surface.

Additional Tips:
Anise Hyssop requires light to germinate; press lightly into soil surface.

Hyssop is a favorite of honeybees. It's believed that if you rub a beehive with hyssop, it will help bees find and return to the hive. Butterflies also find hyssop particularly attractive.

For fresh use, harvest as needed. For preserving, harvest at peak maturity. For distilling, harvest when blooms are just beginning to appear. At this point, the leaves contain the highest level of essential oils.

Companion Plants:
Plant with brussels sproutscabbage, cauliflower and grapes.
Hinders radishes.


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