- A hybrid between Sweet and Florence Fennel that is known for its burgundy colored foliage.
Non-GMO, Heirloom Bronze Fennel Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Foeniculum vulgare purpureum. Bronze Fennel is a cool perennial that's been used as medicine dating back to Ancient Egypt. Also called "Smoky Fennel" this aromatic and attractive fennel is a hybrid variety cultivated from Sweet Fennel and Florence. Sweet with licorice-flavored leaves and deep-red to burgundy-colored foliage, Bronze Fennel is prized for its hearty seeds and makes an ideal perennial garden border as it reaches 6" tall!