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Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
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common name: Purple Fennel
synonyms: Foeniculum vulgare 'Bronze'
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
Very attractive perennial herb. Has feathery bronzy-purple foliage, especially the new growth, and flat-heads of yellow flowers in summer. Tends to self seed.
Well drained, moist, light sandy soil in full sun and a warm position. Drought tolerant when established.