Anise Hyssop, also known as Hummingbird Mint is an attractive hummingbird, butterfly and bee magnet native primarily to the upper Midwest and Northeast US. Hummingbird mint typically bloom their first year, which is very rare for native plants. You'll also find that their foliage give off a sweet, licorice scent that is even more pronounced as the leaves are crushed.
This is a drought-tolerant plant that is also deer resistant, but thrives in Full to Partial Sun and Medium soil moisture.
Anise Hyssop is also unique in that it blooms nearly all summer and self-seeds within the first year of planting, making this plant one of the best bang-for-your-buck plants you can buy!
|Sun Requirements:||Full to Partial Sun (4-6 hours+)|
|Water Requirements:||Medium to Medium-Dry Soil|
|Plant Spacing:||1 Foot|
|Plant Estimated Height at Maturity:||3 Feet|
|USDA Planting Zones:||3-6