Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
H. officinalis ~ H. officinalis is a spreading, semi-evergreen with erect stems bearing aromatic, linear leaves and spikes of 2-lipped, tubular blue flowers in summer and early autumn.
Plant in fertile and well-drained soil. Best in alkaline to neutral soils in full sun.
Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Wildflower, Wildlife
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Exposed or Sheltered
Seed, Softwood cuttings
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Hyssopus officinalis is:
Dark-blue, Violet in Summer; Violet, Dark-blue in Autumn
Green, Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green, Green in Summer; Green, Grey-green in Autumn
Bushy, Compact, Spreading
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