Fennel Bronze (35 ratings) Plants Available Spring, Summer And Autumn 9cm Pot £1.99 Quantity: at £1.99 each Bronze fennel is a terrific foliage plant and a great attraction for butterflies and beneficial insects. The licorice-flavored leaves and seeds are used in cooking. " The feathery foliage makes a perfect backdrop for brightly colored flowers. Bronze fennel is hardy. It can be grown as an annual in colder climates. Latin name: Foeniculum vulgare. height 4'