Botanical Name: Agastache foeniculum
Native: Midwestern U.S.
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 4–8
Plant Dimensions: 24″–48″ tall
Variety Information: 2″–6″ long lavender-blue flower spikes
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Edible Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 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.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 4 – 10 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 10″ – 12″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 10″ – 12″