LAMIACEAE
 
Agastache foeniculum

Common names:  Anise hyssop

Light needs:  Full direct sunlight, but can tolerate partial shade.

Best temperatures:  Best grown out doors in Zones 6-10.

Water and humidity needs:  Allow to dry between waterings.

Growing guidelines:  Harvest fresh leaves as necessary throughout the summer if desired as an herb.  Best time to collect leaves is just before blooming.

Common problems:  Spider mites and aphids.

Propagation:  Tip cuttings and seed.

Comments:  Leaves have a distinctive licorice scent and flavor.  Attracts bees to the garden, and it is an excellent herb.

Currently in Greenhouse:  No

 

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