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Agastache foeniculum

Anise hyssop

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-8
2-4'
1.5-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Upright, clump, stalks
Flower
Perennial

Blue Giant Hyssop, Fragrant Giant Hyssop, Lavender Hyssop

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
June-September
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained, sandy
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Dry, open areas, Shrubby uplands and thickets
Colorado to New Jersey to Northern Canada
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Salt, Drought, Dry Soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Salt, Drought, Dry Soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
crown rot in poor drainage
COMPANION PLANTS
Black eyed susan,Orange coneflower,Purple cone flower,Little bluestem
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
In the mint family, used in baking. Salt tolerance is only medium

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