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Hyssopus Officinalis 'Roseus' (Pink Hyssop) Herb Plant

£6.50
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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.

Pink Hyssop (Hyssopus Officinalis 'Roseus')Herb in 1 Litre Pot 

Pink Hyssop or Hyssopus officinalis 'Roseus' 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, Pink Hyssop has many stems of short spike-like green leaves, and deep pink 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 Pink Hyssop Online

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

Hyssopus Officinalis 'Roseus' (Pink Hyssop) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 90cm
Spread 50cm
Latin Name Hyssopus Officinalis 'Roseus'
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
    Arrived well packaged, great size, very healthy

    Posted by Debra Naccarato on 9th Apr 2021

    Will definitely buy from HGH again!

  • 5
    Excellent service

    Posted by John Sheldon on 2nd Apr 2020

    This was part of a larger order. The plants were delivered in superb protective packaging, were of a good size, strong and in perfect condition. Having dealt with mail order companies before this was one I would recommend to anyone.

  • 5
    Lovely plant for border or wild garden

    Posted by Unknown on 22nd Feb 2019

    This plant arrived well packed and was lovely and healthy. I am planting it in the garden to attract bees and butterflies apart from it’s beautiful colour.

  • 5
    excellent

    Posted by juliet on 3rd Jul 2017

    Lovely herb - a favourite of mine, really useful as a culinary herb, very nicely grown - big and healthy