Chemical-free farm-grown Anise-Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) seeds for organic growing.
All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never purchase seeds from outside sources to resell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.
1 pkg (approx 50-70 seeds)
Anise-Hyssop, Giant Hyssop, Licorice Mint
Agastache foeniculum (synonym Agastache anethiodora)
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
North America, common in the prairies and across Canada.
To 3ft tall in bloom, 1ft wide. Bushy upright plants with lavender coloured flower spikes that are very attractive to bees.
Full sun to part shade. Prefers dry well drained soil.
Seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in fall or spring, or started in flats in the spring and then transplanted.
Needs little care during the growing season. Plants can be cut back to the ground in the fall time.
The aerial parts can be harvested during the peak-potency of summer bloom-time, or anytime during the growing season for culinary use.
Anise-Hyssop leaves have a minty licorice-like flavour that is lovely added fresh to salads or used to flavour deserts. Makes a lovely beverage tea.
Traditionally used a remedy for coughs, fevers, and digestive upset.
Native Plant Garden, Drought tolerant, Edible Flowers, Apothecary Garden, Low Maintenance, Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Attracts Pollinators.