Single Packet of 500 Seeds
Grow Anise Hyssop from freshly harvested Agastache foeniculum herb seeds. Anise Hyssop is a lovely herb that produces fragrant, purple flowers. The plants themselves reach a mature height of about 30 to 36 inches tall and are greatly used in the herb garden, as well as flower beds, for their gorgeous blooms. Not only will onlookers be envious of their beauty, but they will attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden. Butterflies, bumblebees, hummingbirds and ladybugs will cling to these beauties all summer long.
Grown as a perennial flowering herb, Anise Hyssop will establish a deep root system. The plants will grow fairly quickly the first season, only to wilt on the surface with the first killing frost. If temperatures are not extremely harsh, your Anise Hyssop plants will later return the following season from roots. Grow and enjoy this beautiful herb along driveways, walkways, borders and patios. They can even be sown by the masses in a naturalized setting, or anywhere you'd like to add some color. Anise Hyssop is also greatly used in pots & containers as well.
Anise Hyssop can be grown either indoors or directly outdoors. If started indoors, sow in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow the seeds directly to the surface of the soil, allowing direct sunlight to reach them. This is crucial for proper germination of Anise Hyssop seeds. Transplant the entire peat pots, or direct sow in the garden when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed.
Anise Hyssop herbs will enjoy an area that receives full sunlight to partial shade, with temperatures of at least 65F or above. The soil should be rich, fertile and filled with organic matter. Just make sure that it is well drained as well. To increase drainage, we recommend adding a light compost to areas containing hard, compact soil. Water daily with a light mist setting to avoid disrupting the seeds.
Your Anise Hyssop herb seeds will begin to germinate within roughly 7 to 14 days after sowing. The plants will reach a mature height of roughly 30 to 36 inches tall and can be spaced about 12 to 18 inches apart from one another. The plants display fragrant, purple flowers, atop green foliage. Anise Hyssop is known to attract an array of beneficial insects, such as butterflies, bumblebees, ladybugs and even hummingbirds as well.
Single Packet of 500 Seeds
This seed packet measures 3.25″ wide by 4.50" tall and includes a clear & colorful illustration on the front. It also includes detailed seed sowing instructions on the reverse side as well. All seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO products and are intended for the current and the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and are constantly moved out due to popularity.
Grow the beautiful, flowering herb "Hyssop," from freshly harvested Hyssopus officinalis herb seeds. Hyssop is considered an herb, however you will soon see that it makes an attractive flower as well. The plants are often categorized as a mint, producing a strong fragrance which attracts an array of beneficial insects to the garden. Used in insectaries and butterfly gardens, Hyssop will likely attract butterflies, bumblebees, honeybees and humming birds as well. The plants themselves reach a mature height of roughly 24 inches tall, displaying pale purple flowers through the summer months.
Grown as a perennial flowering herb, Hyssop will establish a deep root system in it's initial year of growth. The plants wither on the surface, with the first killing frost, but return the following Spring after all danger of frost has passed. The seeds can be allowed to fall to the bare ground beneath, to establish new plant life as well. You can even collect the seeds from the spent blooms in the late Autumn season.
Hyssop is widely cultivated as a culinary herb. It's young leaves have sort of a minty flavoring, and are very aromatic. Both the leaves and flowers of Hyssop herbs are edible and are often times added to salads and soups. The leaves can flavor pork, chicken, soups, teas and stuffing.
Hyssop herbs can be established indoors, or directly outdoors as well. If started indoors, sow in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost, at a depth of 1/16" under topsoil. Avoid burying the seeds, since they will require a bit of direct sunlight to properly germinate. Transplant or direct sow outdoors when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed.
Hyssop herbs will thrive in an area of full sunlight or partial shade. They will require temperatures of at least 70F to germinate and grow successfully. The soil should be fertile and rich in organic matter, but also well drained. To increase drainage, we recommend adding a light compost to areas containing hard, compact soil. Water daily with a mist setting, until germination occurs.
Hyssop seeds will typically germinate within roughly 7 to 10 days after sowing, if proper conditions are met. The plants will grow to a mature height of about 24 inches tall, and can be spaced 12 to 18 inches apart from one another. The plants can attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden with their strong fragrance. The leaves and flowers are used sparingly in soups and salads.