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Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus (Rock Hyssop)Herb Plant

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Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus (Rock Hyssop)Herb in 1 Litre Pot 

Rock Hyssop or Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus is an attractive perennial herb that will make a fantastic edging plant or a specimen in the front of a border, as it grows up to 40cm tall and is a particularly compact variety.Rock Hyssop can be back hard in the spring (into older woody stems) to encourage new growth and keep the plant tidy.

A bushy plant, Rock Hyssop has an upright habit, and many stems of short spike-like aromatic green leaves, and deep blue flower spikes which appear in Summer, creating an absolutely beautiful display. 

Preferring well-drained dry soil and a sunny position, Hyssop will grow well with little maintenance, and is an attractive addition to the border as well as the herb garden, it is bee and butterfly friendly too.

Herb Usage

Although cultivated mostly for medicinal purposes, the leaves do have limited culinary uses e.g. used sparingly in salads, marinades and stews and the volatile oil of Hyssop is used today as an ingredient in some liquors, including Benedictine and Chartreuse.

Because of its strong, camphor-like smell, Hyssop is known mainly as a cleansing herb, and the leaves and flowers of Hyssop have a licorice-minty taste, so can be added to poultry stuffings (with sage), chicken soup or use small amounts with fatty fish and meat and can be dried for use in teas.

Buy Rock Hyssop Online

Our potted Rock Hyssop herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.

 

 

 

 

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun and free draining soil.
Flower Colour:
Blue
Height x Spread:
30cm x 30cm
Latin Name:
Hyssopus officinalis subsp. aristatus
Hardiness:
RHS rating H7 very hardy

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    good plant , good service!