giant hyssop


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Noun1.giant hyssop - any of a number of aromatic plants of the genus Agastache
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Agastache, genus Agastache - giant hyssop; Mexican hyssop
Agastache nepetoides, yellow giant hyssop - erect perennial with stout stems and yellow-green flowers; southern Canada and southeastern United States
Agastache foeniculum, anise hyssop - much-branched North American herb with an odor like fennel
Agastache mexicana, Mexican hyssop - erect perennial of Mexico having rose to crimson flowers
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Agastache "Summer Sunset" is a giant hyssop that's a magnet for bees and butterflies who love its coral-pink tubular flowers.
Commonly called blue giant hyssop, fragrant giant hyssop, or lavender hyssop, its potent nectar makes it one of the best plants that attract bees.
He said: "Using a modern technique, Gancao (liquorice), Jinyinhua (honeysuckle), huoxiang (wrinkled giant hyssop)--and a number of herbs grown in Vietnam--can be cultivated and developed into Chinese medicine, in tablet form, with the function of lowering a temperature and curing a cough," said Xiao.