Phonetic: ah-GAH-sta-kee fin-ICK-yoo-lum
Anise Hyssop is an upright, clump forming plant that retains its's beauty throughout the season. Aromatic leaves have a licorice scent and are well known for its many herbal benefits. Blossoms retain their fragrance and color when dried and are used in dried flower arrangements and potpourri. Many bees and butterflies visit to feed on the nectar and pollen rich blooms. Hummingbirds will also visit as well as song birds when the flowers go to seed.
- Hardiness: 3-8
- Native Region: USDA Plant Database
- Sun Exposure: Full to Partial Sun, Part Shade
- Flower Color: Blue
- Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
- Soil Type: Dry - Medium
- Mature Plant Size: 2-4'H, 1-3'W
- Plant Spacing: 12"
- Host Plant:
- Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
- Advantages: Culinary and medicinal uses, fragrant, deer resistant, drought tolerant, easy to grow
- Landscape Uses: Cottage gardens, cut flowers, dried flower arrangements, perennial borders, pollinator gardens
- Companion Plants: Bee Balm, Garden Phlox, Lavender, Purple Coneflower, Sneezeweed
- Deer Resistant