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Fennel Smokey - Plants

  • Catalogue Code 1080-5502
  • Pack Contents: 5x Fennel Plants
  • Three young plug plants delivered to your door
  • UK-hardy perennial herb
  • Attractive yarrow-like umbel flowers
  • Edible aniseed-flavour leaves and seeds
  • Beautiful and intricate leaves
  • Excellent variety for a sensory garden
  • Rare bronze colour to offset nearby vibrant flowers

Rare and hardy perennial herb for your garden to give it extra texture and beautiful bronze, smokey leaves. Fennel Smokey is a handsome ornamental plant with tactile feathery leaves nice to brush your hands through and attractive too. In fact this is the perfect variety for a sensory garden, attracting beneficial insects and providing interesting textures.

In July to September harvest the feathery leaves and the seeds which you can crush in the kitchen to release a satisfying aroma much enjoyed by culinary enthusiasts. The seeds follow a bright display of attractive yarrow-like flowers- another pleasing attribute of this aniseed-flavoured herb.

Useful Tips:

We recommend that you grow Fennel Smokey in containers or in your flower beds and place next to bright summer flowers like dahlias or salvias. The bright colours and tactile leaves come together to give you a multi-sensory display, great for gardens around the whole of the UK.

Cut some stems for flower arrangements Fennel Smokey is the perfect variety for florists and those that love to bring a little of the outdoors in.

Height
Up To: 50cm / 20in

Features

  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Varieties suitables for cutting
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

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