Species Name:  Agastache foeniculum

Common Name: Anise Hyssop, Lavender Hyssop

Zone: 3 to 8

Light: Full Sun to Partial Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist

Soil Types: Sand, Loam

Fertility: Poor to Medium

pH: 5 to 6.8

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Habit: A large native mint growing to 4 tall with fragrant ornamental foliage and lavender-purple flowers.  Grows in meadows, prairies, open woods and savannahs. Also makes a fine garden ornamental. A great nectar plant, this is an insect and butterfly magnate. Very drought tolerant and trouble free. A biennial blooming the second year, it readily reseeds on exposed bare ground. Highly aromatic foliage makes this plant nearly deer proof.