Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:fennel Texture:Fine
Family Name:ApiaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Distinctive smell, Odd-pinnate, Filiform
Flowers: Umbel, (Floriferous), Yellow, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Achene, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Fragrance, Herb, Perennial border, Summer interest, Wildlife food
Key ID Features:Leaves are finely dissected, up to 40 cm long, stiff, with a licorice taste.