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Agastache foeniculum ‘Alabaster’

Anise Hyssop

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Agastache foeniculum ‘Alabaster’ (Anise Hyssop). This is a white-flowered cultivar of the Anise Hyssop. It has oval, green, fragrant, irregularly toothed leaves with white-green undersides and flowering spikes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herb

Origin

N. America

Interest and use

Culinary, fragrance. This plant is very attractive to bees and butterflies.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

If the climate is mild the herb will grow as a perennial. Harvest the leaves on a dry day.

Propagation

By seed. Sow this species direct; where it is to flower.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew may effect the leaves in dry summers.

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