Agastache foeniculum

Anise Hyssop

Anise hyssop is a species from the mint family. This plant is native to much of north-central and northern North America .It is tolerant of deer and drought, and also attracts hummingbirds and butterflies making it an attractive selection for pollinator gardens.

This species grows from 2 feet (0.61 m) to 4 feet (1.2 m) tall and 1 foot (0.30 m) wide, in a clump-like, upright shape, with flowers appearing in showy false whorls, and occasionally branching at the apex.The leaves have an oval, toothed shape with a white tint underneath. The plant blooms in June to September with bright lavender flowers that become more colorful near the tip. The flowers produce a light scent.