Agastache foeniculum

Names

Names

Scientific: Agastache foeniculum

English: Anise Hyssop

Portuguese: Agastache

Origins

Origins

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: North America

Life Cycle: Perennial

Properties

Properties

Aroma
Medicinal
Edibility

Parts Used

Parts Used

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Scientific NameAgastache foeniculum
English NameAnise Hyssop
Portuguese NameAgastache
German NameDuftnessel
FamilyLamiaceae
OriginNorth America
HabitatDry Forests, fields and waste lands, prairies and plains
Life CyclePerennial
Preferences CultivationSheltered places; dry and well-drained soils, sun exposure; tolerates temperatures between -5 º C to -10 º C.
Method of propagationSeeds and basal cuttings in spring
Ornamental CharacteristicsErect and branched plant, intense and colorful flowering. H: 1 m, ᴓ 0.3 m
Description of smells and flavorsFlavor and aroma of anise.
Properties MedicinalLeaves are excellent for heart and daiforéticos treatments . The infusions are useful for treating colds , fevers , weak heart and chest pains . It can apply a poultice to the skin of the leaves and stems to treat burns.
Properties EdibilitySalad and herb sauce.
Properties OtherNone
Contraindications / Side Effects / CommentsUnknown
Pests and diseases & how to fight themUnknown
How and When to harvest and / or pruning and which parts used. How many cuts per year?Part used: Leaves , flowers and flowering luminaries
Can be used in intercropping ( repellent / attractive ) or is biopesticide?Unknown
Curiosity / Personal ExperiencesPersonal experience: You can use it to add to the mass of pancakes or omelets or consume it sautéed with fresh bread crumbs and garlic. Before flowering, the plants tend to be more aromatic. Flowering in the form of spikes is a key to build butterfly gardens plant.

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