Plant Care Agastache Foeniculum

Agastache Foeniculum

Also known as

Anise-Hyssop, Anise-Hyssop, Blue giant hyssop, Agastache anethiodora, Anise hyssop, Fragrant giant hyssop and Lavender giant hyssop


Agastache foeniculum

How to care for Agastache Foeniculum


How often to water your Agastache Foeniculum

Water needs for Agastache Foeniculum
0.5 cups
every 9

Agastache Foeniculum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Agastache Foeniculum

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Anise-Hyssop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Agastache Foeniculum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Agastache Foeniculum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Agastache Foeniculum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Agastache Foeniculum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Agastache Foeniculum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Agastache Foeniculum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Agastache Foeniculum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Agastache Foeniculum

Agastache Foeniculum

Agastache Foeniculum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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