Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
BRONZE FENNEL
Apiaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic; bronze-blue-grey; bronze-purple new leaves

Edibility: vegetable, culinary herb, edible leaves, bulbs, seeds
 
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Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
BRONZE FENNEL
Apiaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic; bronze-blue-grey; bronze-purple new leaves

Edibility: vegetable, culinary herb, edible leaves, bulbs, seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, cottage, dry style & mediterranean designs

Uses: border, informal hedge

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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