Anise Hyssop Drought Tolerant Lavender Hyssop Herb Garden Plant Seed

Anise Hyssop Seeds

Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 4 - 9

Height: 36 inches

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: Purple

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2

Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover the seed but tightly press into the soil

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 18 inches

Care & Maintenance: Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop (Agastache Foeniculum) - Anise Hyssop seeds are so rewarding to grow! This Anise Hyssop is a beautiful, drought tolerant, fragrant flower which makes a wonderful addition to xeriscape herb gardens, perennial flower borders, and wildflower areas.

Fragrant purple blooms

Agastache Foeniculum does well in planters or containers along porches and patios where its fragrance can be enjoyed.

anise hyssop flowers

Flower seed | anise hyssop

How to grow

How To Grow Anise Hyssop From Seed: Sow Anise Hyssop seeds in spring after all danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed to at least 50 degrees. Lavender Hyssop prefers a fertile, well-drained soil and a sunny location.

Do not cover the Hyssop herb seeds but press them into the soil and water to keep the seed moist. Agastache plants will do very well in a dry climate. Once established minimal watering is required. In zones 4 and 5 over winter dry and use a dry winter mulch.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: Do not cover but tightly press into soil
Agastache Foeniculum seeds

Flower Specifications

The sweet smell attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies to the flower garden. Some people even use this Hyssop herb plant for honey production as bees are so attracted to it. The flowers are lavender to purple, and they are easily grown from herb seeds.

  • Height: 36 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 9
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes