Charming anise-scented herb and beautiful ornamental for the back of the border. Wonderful for hot and iced teas. NATIVE
Also known as anise hyssop and licorice mint, this heirloom, native to the midwestern U.S. is loved by hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. It is as useful in the kitchen as it is beautiful. The leaves and flowers make a refreshing, fruity tea, and can be added to salads. The lavender-blue flower spikes are lovely in fresh floral arrangements or dried bouquets.
Variety Info2"–6" long lavender-blue flower spikes
RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.
1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 60°–75°F. May also be sown in late fall for spring germination.