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Agastache foeniculum ‘Golden Jubilee’ (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)
Agastache foeniculum ‘Golden Jubilee’ (photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials)

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Zones A3, 1-24, 28-41
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Agastache foeniculum

Anise Hyssop
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Herbs, Perennials, Flowers

AGASTACHE

Summer-blooming perennials with aromatic foliage, whorls of flowers in spikelike clusters. All rebloom if deadheaded. Favorites with hummingbirds. Species from Mexico and the Southwest need excellent drainage, especially in wet winter areas.

Agastache foeniculum

From northern U.S. and southern Canada. Erect, narrow plant, to 3 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide, with dense clusters of lilac blue flowers. Its anise or licorice scented leaves make a tasty tea. Useful and attractive in perennial borders and herb gardens. More tolerant of winter cold and wet than other species.

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