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Giant fennel

Ferula spp.

Ferula tingitana Inflorescence (8806590199) by Yan Wong (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Ferula tingitana Inflorescence (8806590199)
Apiaceae - Ferulago campestris

Giant fennel Overview

Genus containing approximately 208 perennials commonly grown for their ornamental value and also known as giant fennel. They come from arid habitats in the Mediterranean to Central Asia. Plants feature hollow, semi-succulent stems and large, aromatic, divided foliage. Yellow, occasionally white, flowers are borne in clusters on branched stems.

Common problems with Giant fennel

How to propagate Giant fennel

Seed

Seed when fresh, in late summer.

Other uses of Giant fennel

Grown for their bold, architectural form.