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Anise Hyssop
Anise Hyssop

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Our Price: $5.95
ZONE: 5 - 10
EXPOSURE: Full to Part Sun
SIZE: 36"H x 24"S
BLOOM: Purple, Mid Summer - Fall

Availability: Spring 2020

Description Briscoe's Tips Use Them!

Anise Hyssop Plants

Agastache foeniculum

Anise Hyssop is one of the most versatile herb plants we grow and perfect for any type of herb gardening. This is an attractive honey plant, a culinary herb that produces abundant nectar which yields a light fragrant honey. Anise is also a aromatic herb with strongly anise-scented. This herb plant is delightful for tea or as culinary seasoning. A gorgeous ornamental, it produces showy purple flowers.

A member of the Mint family, this is an easy to grow and drought tolerant perennial that can take the summer heat. Don' bother with compost or fertilizer as these plants work best in 'challenging' soils. They self sow in places where they are thriving.

These plants are beloved by all nectar lovers - bees and native pollinators are attracted to the nectar filled blooms.

This plant makes a great ornamental perennial with the added bonus of being a BEE MAGNET! It is a hardy perennial that needs little more than a sunny and well-drained spot. The plants generally last about 3 years, although in our test gardens, they've lasted far longer and never developed that 'weedy' look.

As a culinary herb, the leaves should be harvested close to when they are about to flower. They can be dried and stored in glass jars. Flowers are edible and used in salads, drinks and desserts.

We also grow traditional Hyssop plants, which are nice shrubby evergreens that love to bloom.

Zones: 5 - 10

: 36"H x 24"S

Light: Full to Part Sun

Bloom: Purple flower, mid Summer - Fall

Uses: Leaves have a sweet flavor, combining licorice flavors with mint. This herb is used for desserts or drinks.

Tips: Leave some of the flowers for the butterflies and honeybees, who will come in droves to visit the sweet blooms. If planted near your honeybee hives in great quantity, the sweet nectar of this plant is said to flavor the bees' honey.

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review.

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Love this herb! May 5, 2019
Reviewer: Karen Duarte from Knoxville, Tn  
I have a great cookie recipe, I use with the blossoms and I love that it attracts bees and even hummingbirds!

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5 of 5 Buzz... April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Lorie Brewer from Fort Worth , TX United States  
It’s planted and waiting for the blooms to come with bees to follow. Thank you, transport was great everything intact.

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5 of 5 Perfect June 25, 2018
Reviewer: Larry Croft from Martinez, GA United States  
Plant arrived carefully packed and very healthy. Excellent website for gardeners of all experience levels. Received personal attention and excellent communication from grower.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Anise Hyssop May 31, 2017
Reviewer: Lynda Tomlinson from Trevose, PA United States  
Such a beautiful, healthy plant!  I am so grateful to have found Growers Exchange.  They are the only plants I will put in my Butterfly/Bee garden.  So very healthy for Mother Earth and her Winged Beings!

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Anise Hyssop April 2, 2017
Reviewer: Thomas W King Jr from Knoxville, TN United States  
I bought this 4 years ago and love the tea and it overwinters in the garadge so this is one of my favorite plants,I also have a 42 year old Ponytail Palm from Daytona Beach in 1975.

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