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Foeniculum vulgare

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • F. vulgare var. azoricum
Phonetic Spelling
fin-ICK-yoo-lum vul-GAR-eh
Description

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Cultivars:
Tags:
#bees#butterflies#yellow#pollinators#edible plant#herbs#wildlife plant#swallowtail butterflies#swallowtail butterfly
Cultivars:
Tags:
#bees#butterflies#yellow#pollinators#edible plant#herbs#wildlife plant#swallowtail butterflies#swallowtail butterfly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Foeniculum
    Species:
    vulgare
    Family:
    Apiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts bees and other beneficial insects, feeds caterpillars that morph into swallowtail butterflies.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Herb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    White
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Umbel
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Pollinators