AGASTACHE foeniculum

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AGASTACHE foeniculum

True Anise-Hyssop
Select Item No. AO154

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: North America, Great Plains
Special Features: AGASTACHE foeniculum, lavander blue along terminal spikes. The True Anise-Hyssop is easy to grow on dry, well drained soil. Aromatic leaves can be used as herbal teas, soups and salads. Deadhead allows additional bloom. Fresh and dry flower arrangements. Aromatic scent. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Use for low maintenance plantings.
Historical: Old Synonyms of AGASTACHE foeniculum are syn. Agastache anisata hort. and syn. Agasatache anethiodora . Traditional medicinal plant.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: oval, toothed, dark green, silvery underneath
Growth Habit: bushy
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.34483 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2900
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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