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Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee' (Anise hyssop)

Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee' Agastache foeniculum Photo/Illustration: Steve Aitken

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee' ag-ah-STAK-ee foe-NIK-yew-lum Common Name: Anise hyssop Genus: Agastache
Anise hyssop has subtle but eye-catching chartreuse foliage. Its powder-blue, long-lasting flowers contrast nicely with its leaves.
Noteworthy characteristics: This tough plant performs well even in high heat and humidity.
Care: Some plants may need winter protection where not hardy.
Propagation: Sow seed in spring. Divide plants in summer. Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems: Mildew, rust, and downy mildew.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Pace Invasive/Aggressive Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Deer Tolerant
Characteristics Attracts Butterflies; Attracts Hummingbirds; Fragrant Foliage; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Fall; Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Blue Flower; Purple/ Lavender Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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