Agastache, Anise Hyssop

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(Agastache foeniculum) Beloved by pollinators and tea aficionados alike. A perennial that blooms in the first year, it is hardy from USDA zones 4-8. Considered extremely easy to grow, this is a top choice for beds, borders, herb gardens, and even containers. The leaves and flowers are used to make one of the best herb teas; the foliage possesses a naturally sweet, wonderful anise taste and fragrance. Bees love the pretty purple flower spikes! The plant has many uses, including medicinal. It is a useful herb integral to the ethnobotanical history of many Native American cultures, and it has historically been used to treat congestion. The steeped leaves are said to induce sweating and have been a key part of sweat lodges. There are myriad medicinal and culinary uses for this amazing plant.

    • 6-12 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 7-16 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 68-70 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Spacing: 12-18"
    • Frost Hardy: Yes
    • Agastache foeniculum

Growing Tips: Start seeds indoors at least 6-8 weeks before the last frost date in well-drained, sterile seed-starting mix, keeping uniformly moist until sprouts appear.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 125
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