Native Region: Texas, Mexico
Zone Range: 07-10
Preferred Climate: Temperate to tropical
Harvest Date: Tuesday 02 November, 2010
Seed count: 30-40
This perennial can make be grown as either an annual or a perennial (if provided with good drainage) for an effective display in temperate gardens. The foliage is richly aromatic, suggesting anise or even liquorice.
Sow seed in containers in the spring. Plant out when night temperatures do not drop much below 10ºC(50ºF). Grow on in neutral to alkaline soil with good drainage in full sun. For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.