OPEN FOR CLICK & COLLECT - 27 Montgomery Road, Sheffield, S71LN
Plant name: Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
Other names: Purple leaf fennel
Category: Clump forming perennial
Plant family: Apiaceae
Light preference: Full sun/partial shade
Soil preference: Loam, chalk, clay, sand; acid, alkaline, neutral; well-drained
Flowering/fruiting month: June-August
Description: Finely divided foliage which is purple when young, later grey-green; flat heads of tiny yellow flowers
Care: Not a huge amount of care needed. I cut away the old leaves early in the year to allow space for the new leaves to sprout.