Anise Hyssop herb plants are a popular bedding plant and edible flower. It is very aromatic with a sweet, licorice-mint flavor. Anise Hyssop is a vigorous plant that produces abundant blooms, which attract bees and other pollinators. Also known as giant hyssop, blue giant hyssop, fennel giant hyssop, and fragrant giant hyssop.
Edible Leaves and Flowers: Leaves and flowers can be used fresh or dried to flavor drinks, salads, soups, pasta, and desserts.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Requirements: A sandy, moist, well-drained loam
Mature Plant Height: 24-36″
Plant Spacing: 6-12″
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Harvest: Cut both flowers and leaves for fresh use or hang to dry for tea