Anisse Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

Anisse Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

A showy flower that attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees–and it’s deer resistant. Leaves smell like licorice. Can be short-lived but will re-seed readily in gardens.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Medium Dry
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    June, July, Aug, Sept
Color:    Purple
Spacing:    12-16″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Can spread aggressively in gardens, which can be a blessing for or a curse!

Companion Plants

Pale Purple Coneflower
Butterfly Milkweed
Orange Coneflower
Little Bluestem