Foeniculum vulgare ‘purpurpeum’
Whispy bronze foliage with a mild anise flavor. Leaves are delicious chopped in salads, cole slaw and salad dressings. Great plant for the back of the border and container plantings. An important host plant for the Anise Swallowtail and the Eastern Black Swallowtail butterflies.. Sun to part shade. Height to 36 inches. Umbels of yellow flowers and later seeds. Hardy in zones 5-9. Plants are shipped in 3.5″ containers.