Anise Hyssop

Organic Anise Hyssop Seeds

Makes a lovely tea

Agastache foeniculum
A welcome perennial herb that attracts pollinators.
Heavily scented, slightly fuzzy purply-green leaves. Pretty, upright foliage bears pink flowers that attract many pollinators, especially bees. Excellent herb for a calming tea.
Product ID# , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7-14 days
Days to Maturity 80 days from transplant
Planting Depth 0 inches
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 inches
Height at Maturity 32 inches
Width at Maturity 18 inches
Detailed Product Info

One of our trials manager Erin's absolute favorite garden herb. Heavily scented, slightly fuzzy purply-green leaves are some of the first to emerge in the spring (once established). Pretty, upright foliage bears erect, pink flowers that attract pollinators like non-other, especially bees. A great choice for borders, flower gardens, cottage gardens and perennial herb gardens. A hardy perennial that self sows and comes back year after year. The leaves and flowers make a delicious and calming tea. Simply harvest the flowers at their peak, dry thoroughly and store in an airtight container.

Growing Instructions

Start seeds indoors 8-12 weeks before last spring frost. Surface sow several seeds per 2" cell, press in and water lightly, taking care not to dislodge the seeds. Keep moist but not wet in a cool environment for germination. Once seeds emerge, keep plants at a steady temperature, and do not over-water, letting soil dry a bit between waterings. Once plants are 2-3 inches high and soil is warm and workable, plants an be transplanted outdoors. You can also let them grow and establish themselves and transplant once 4-6 inches high. Anise hyssop prefers warm, well-drained soil and will thrive in poor and rich soils alike. Also great in perennial container plantings.