Deep blue/purple flowers
Evergreen – Never Sheds All of Its Foliage.
Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Low Watering – Requires Little Water.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
|When to sow|
Its small pointed leaves are lanceolate, dark green and compact.
Plant hyssop just beneath the soil's surface 6mm deep. Hyssop seeds usually take between 14 and 21 days to germinate. Space hyssop plants about 150mm to 300mm apart.
A tea made from Hyssop is used for digestive and intestinal problems. It is also used for respiratory infections.
A great plant for attracting bees, butterflies and beetles.
Harvest hyssop leaves as needed before the plant flowers. Pick flowers when the blooms are three-quarters open.
Hyssop is a brightly coloured shrub with a woody stem at the base, from which grow several upright branches. dark green and compact. During summer Hyssop produces spikes of blue-purple flowers.
Hyssopus officinalis requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.