Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntze

Blue Giant Hyssop, Anise Hyssop


Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Agastache

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 11

Size: 3 to 6' tall, 1 to 3' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Tall branches with fuzzy purple flowers in summer to autumn. Attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Tend to be short-lived.

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History: 

Published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 511 in 1891.

Basionym Stachys foeniculum Pursh.

Native to Canada and the central and western US.

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