Agastache foeniculum has licorice-scented leaves that make great herbal teas. Common names include Anise Hyssop, Licorice Mint and Lavender Mint.
Agastache foeniculum blooms for a long time in summer with tall spikes of lavender-blue flowers that attract bees and beneficial insects. It blooms the first year from seed and can be grown as an annual.
Also known as Agastache anisata. Deer resistant. Hardy perennial in zones 5-10.
Sowing Agastache foeniculum Seeds
Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds.