Anise Hyssop – Buy herbs online


Showy, upright purple flower spikes through the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Anise Hyssop description:

Anise Hyssop is quite attractive with it’s purple flower spikes throughout the summer.

It is also Aniseed scented which is a good selling point!

Because of it’s narrow, upright habit, Anise Hyssop is an easy plant to find room for it in a border.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.

This is suitable for the herb garden, border or patio.How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a herb garden, border or patio but it can be a bit tricky in colder climates – it needs a well drained soil and have other plants near it to protect it from any fierce elements. It is okay here in East Anglia, UK.

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The genus name for this is Agastache which consists of a very varied bunch of plants that seem to have no similarities with each other.

Botanical name: Agastache rugosa or Agastache foeniculum

Anise Hyssop flowering at the end of July
Anise Hyssop at the end of July

Anise Hyssop culinary uses:

Use in salads and tea.

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a groundcover plant?

No, but is handy for a the middle of a border.

What type of soil:

Requires a well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Not rock solid hardy, but can survive fairly severe winters here in East Anglia, UK.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 70 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 9 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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