Host plant for the black swallowtail butterfly.
A perennial herb that is a must for any garden. The licorice flavored fern like leaves are edible.
Grows 2-4 ft tall. A very striking plant. Gets an attractive yellow flower in the summer.
Grows great in containers.
- Full to partial sun
- Water when the soil is dry
- Stake may be needed when the flower is blooming. To prevent wind damage.
Grown in half gallon pots, Plant height is dependent on when plants are purchased. Fennel will be a few inches tall in April, and 6-12 inches tall in the summer.