Slowly spreads by creeping rhizomes, the stems becoming slightly woody. An excellent container plant. Provides anise-like flavoring for a variety of dishes including salad dressings, chicken, cheese, and eggs.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: 1 -3 ‘ high, 2 ‘ wide
Light: Full sun to part Shade
Soil: Well drained loam, Standard potting mix.
Hardiness (Sunset And/or USDA Zones): Usda zones 4-10, Sunset Zones A1-A3, 2b-10, 14-24
Type: Perennial, winter deciduous
Should be transplanted or divided every 2-3 years to maintain flavor and vigor. Does not tolerate soil that is too wet or acidic.