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Hyssopus Officinalis (Blue Hyssop) Herb Plant

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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.

Blue Hyssop (Hyssopus Officinalis)Herb in 9cm Pot 

Blue Hyssop or Hyssopus officinalis is an attractive perennial herb that will make a fantastic hedging plant or border, as it grows from 60cm to 90cm tall, and can be back hard in the spring (into older woody stems) to encourage new growth and keep the plant tidy.

A bushy plant, with an upright habit, Hyssop has many stems of short spike-like green leaves, and deep blue flower spikes 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 Blue Hyssop Online

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






Hyssopus Officinalis (Blue Hyssop) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Blue
Height 90cm
Spread 50cm
Latin Name Hyssopus Officinalis
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary Desserts/Drinks
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal
  • 5

    Posted by Andrew Fuller on 7th Apr 2022

    Just want to say great service the plants arrived in good health I ordered the three colours that they have the only problem was some of the compost come out of one of the plants but its ok part from that great plants great company the best I have ever had, thank you so much.

  • 4
    Blue Hyssop

    Posted by Allison Laird on 17th Aug 2021

    Although the plant is a bit gone over, the flowers are still in bloom and the bees are all over it. Interestingly, this particular plant has stalks of both blue and pink flowers. Whilst some people might not care for this variation, I like it very much and hope the mixed genetics remain.

  • 5

    Posted by S. H. on 18th Feb 2021

    The herbs were well packed and in good condition

  • 5

    Posted by Annabelle on 10th Aug 2020

    Excellent condition and arrived really quickly. Packaged securely. Very happy.

  • 4
    Bees lovin’ it!

    Posted by Jay on 6th Aug 2019

    Plant arrived well packaged. Good size & lots of flowers. Bees have found it & seem to like it, so all is good.

  • 5
    healthy little hyssop

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Jun 2018

    Arrived promptly in good condition; now planted out and so far so good. I've bought herbs from various sellers - this seller the best so far.

  • 5
    Always great plants

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Jan 2017

    Well packed, well grown, establishes well.