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Gratiola officinalis(Hedge Hyssop )Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Hedge Hyssop(Gratiola officinalis)Herb in 1 Litre Pot 

Hedge Hyssop despite the name has nothing to do with hedges in fact it is a perennial which thrives in rich damp areas of the garden, preferring alkaline soil. It flowers in the summertime, and these small white flowers which bloom at the leaf axils are a pretty show and give it its other common name of summer snowflake. This pretty plant can be grown as marginal aquatic plant its upright stems support linear, green foliage with toothed edges, creating a pleasing backdrop to the summer blooms. Gratiola officinalis enjoys boggy soil and very shallow watery margins making it useful for disguising the edges of ponds. Height and spread: 30cm. if using as a marginal then its Planting depth should be Zones 1 & 2 to 5cm below water level.

Herb Usage

Warning ! - All parts of Hedge Hyssop are poisonous.  (Not to be confused with other Hyssop varieties) The Hyssopus Officinalis' varieties which are not poisonous theses generally have pink, blue, or, more rarely, white fragrant flowers, and do not like moist conditions.

Buy Hedge Hyssop Online

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




Gratiola officinalis(Hedge Hyssop )Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour White
Height 60cm
Spread 40cm
Latin Name Gratiola officinalis
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal